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

Architectural Ornament

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

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

Native Art, Wands, Indonesia, Carving, Primitive, Curtains, Joinery, Insulated Curtains, Blinds

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

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

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…

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.

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

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

Primitive, Indonesia, Curtains, Archipelago, Insulated Curtains, Blinds, Couture Facile, Draping, Shades

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

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

The Art of Batak

The Art of Batak

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