An ancient book used by Batak priests in northern Sumatra, Indonesia

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Architectural ornament [Toba Batak people, Sumatra, Indonesia],  The…

Architectural ornament [Toba Batak people, Sumatra, Indonesia], The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Lute (Hasapi)  19th–early 20th century  CultureToba Batak people  Indonesia…

Lute (Hasapi) 19th–early 20th century CultureToba Batak people Indonesia…

Architectural Ornament (Singa) Date: late 19th–early 20th century Geography…

The central image in Toba Batak art is the singa, a supernatural creature whose likeness protects individuals, homes, and communities from malevolent supernatural forces. The name singa derives from the Sanskrit word meaning lion

Indonesian Art, Tribal Art, Native Art, Carving, Wands, Primitive, Curtains, Net Curtains, Woodcarving

un Powder Horn  Batak tribe,  Sumatra, Indonesia 19th Century Previous…

un Powder Horn Batak tribe, Sumatra, Indonesia Century Previous…

Batak Funerary Mask - Sumatra

Batak Funerary Mask This large wooden mask was created by the Toba Batak people in Sumatra. This type of mask is associated with a men’s funerary dance known as the “patortorhon ugas ni tondi.

Cette tête de "singa" était placée à l'extrémité de la poutre de rive des…

Cette tête de "singa" était placée à l'extrémité de la poutre de rive des…

Figure (Gana-Gana [?]); late 19th–early 20th century; Sumatra;Toba Batak people…

Figure (Gana-Gana [?]); late 19th–early 20th century; Sumatra;Toba Batak people…

BATAK 04

BATAK 04

Primitive, Indonesia, Curtains, Net Curtains, Couture Facile, Draping, Shades, Window Treatments, Primitives

19TH C. BATAK MEDICINE STOPPER W/ SEATED FIGURE, Ex. Irwin Hersey…

19TH C. BATAK MEDICINE STOPPER W/ SEATED FIGURE, Ex. Irwin Hersey…

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