Indonesia ~ Sumatera | Four young Karo Batak women. Northern Sumatra. ca. 1914 - 1919 | ©T. (Tassilo) Adam

Four young Karo Batak women, North Sumatra. Photographed by Tassilo Adam.

This Karo woman is wearing a padung-padung, a silver ear pendant, the most well-known type of Batak jewelry.

// Karo woman wearing a padung-padung, a silver ear pendant, the most well-known type of Batak jewelry.

Batak Art, Tabo Cottage, Samosir Island, Indonesia -- BEEN THERE

Indonesia -- Day 4 Arrival at Tabo Cottages, Tuk Tuk, Samorsir Island

Biggest Ethnic Earrings Ever? (Karo Batak "Padung-Padung")

Here are a few historical photographs - from my digital archives, showing how the Karo Batak women of North Sumatra wore their Padung-Padung ear-we…

Colourful walls of traditional Batak homes, Samosir Island, Lake Toba

Visiting The Home Of The Batak People On Samosir, Lake Toba, Sumatra

Colourful walls of traditional Batak homes, Samosir Island, Lake Toba

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