Devi Dja, 1940  The Pavlova of the Orient from Devi Dja’s Bali & Javanese Cultural Dancers book

Devi Dja “The Pavlova of the Orient” From “Devi Dja’s Bali & Javanese Cultural Dancers” Souvenir Book, Nicolas Editions Artistiques, Paris,

1865 Ketut Djelantik with The Princess Gusti Ajoe Putu on his arm. You can see the King's foot rests firmly on the girl holding the umbrella. This is to signify he is above her and in control of her. In Indonesian culture the feet are considered unclean and one should never point with the foot, step over someone or touch someone with their foot. Here the King makes a clear statement that this is my daughter, The Princess, elevated on a stool and even with The King and below us are our…

I Gusti Ketut Djelantik with his daughter, The Princess Gusti Ajoe Putu.

Dances, Surakarta (Solo) style. Female dancer. Indonesia. / Java

Dances, Surakarta (Solo) style. Female dancer. Indonesia. / Java

Young Javanese dancers, Java. Date unknown.

▫Duets▫ sisters, twins & groups of two in art and vintage photos - Indonesian dancers

Female dancer playing a refined male character, possibly Arjuna - Indonesia. Kementerian Penerangan -- Photographer

Female dancer playing a refined male character, possibly Arjuna - Indonesia via Digital Collection NYPL

Dress name is "DODOTAN", Make Up is "PAES AGENG" (Central Java Traditional Wedding Dress) INDONESIA

Dress name is "DODOTAN", Make Up is "PAES AGENG" (Central Java Traditional Wedding Dress) INDONESIA

starswaterairdirt:  Devi Dja, 1940 The Pavlova of the Orient from Devi Dja’s Bali & Javanese Cultural Dancers book

Devi Dja “The Pavlova of the Orient” From “Devi Dja’s Bali & Javanese Cultural Dancers” Souvenir Book, Nicolas Editions Artistiques, Paris,

Daerah Asal Penghasil Tukang Jamu Gendong Tradisional - VIVAforum

Daerah Asal Penghasil Tukang Jamu Gendong Tradisional - VIVAforum

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