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1950s Borneo Malaysia, Dayak Couple

Dayak male and female. Male has a throat tattoo that is said to protect the bearer from headhunters. The tattoo is believed to make the skin of the neck stronger. Beautiful headdress on the girl too Photo circa

Indonesia ~ Celebes (now Sulawesi) ~ 'Tandako pajogé' dancers.  Pasere Maloku, ca. 1870 | ©Photographer H. (Hendrik) Veen

Indonesia ~ Celebes (now Sulawesi) ~ 'Tandako pajogé' dancers. Pasere Maloku, ca.

The traditional Minang costume. Minangnese, West Sumatera.

Indonesia, Sumatra - The traditional Minang costume.

1950s Borneo Malaysia Dayak Women Coin Costume

My first handmade Iban ngepan accessories is burai lumit . It is worn around the waist and very noisy because of the bells attached to .

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

3-Dayak-Warriors-rppc-Sword-Costume-Borneo-Malaysia-30s

3 Dayak Warriors rppc Sword Costume Borneo Malaysia 30s

Postcard depicting a Malay girl modelling the latest  …

Postcard depicting a Malay girl modelling the latest - 1902