Indonesia, Sumatra. Minangkabau - Koto Gadang. Their culture is matrilineal and patriarchal, with property and land passing down from mother to daughter, while religious and political affairs are the responsibility of men (although some women also play important roles in these areas. This custom is calledAdat perpatih in Malaysia and Lareh Bodi Caniago in Indonesia.

Their culture is matrilineal.

Indonesia ~ Sumatra | Woman's headdress from the Minangkabau people | Wood and gold leaf | 19th to early 20th century

Woman's Headdress century Geography:Indonesia, Sumatra Culture:Minangkabau people Medium:Wood, gold leaf Dimensions:H.

Minangkabau ladies from Koto Gadang - Indian influence on local fashion

Minangkabau ladies from Koto Gadang - Indian influence on local fashion

Minangkabause familie voor haar woning op West Sumatra, Onderschrift Maleische Woning (Midden Sumatra) 1910

Minangkabause familie voor haar woning op West Sumatra, Onderschrift Maleische Woning (Midden Sumatra) 1910

MINANGKABAU culture - Baralek Gadang di Singkarak  Suntiang khas solok "pisang saparak"  Suntiang kakak anakdaro sudah jarang terlihat

MINANGKABAU culture - Baralek Gadang di Singkarak Suntiang khas solok "pisang saparak" Suntiang kakak anakdaro sudah jarang terlihat

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