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

Dayak Tribe | Borneo-Indonesia. Young Iban boy in traditional clothing. Certainly look very fine in gala dress; though the boys may not wear as much as their sisters, their silver ornaments, scarlet waist-cloths, elaborately ornamented swords turbans, make them fit companions for the girls. The boys' costume is more comfortable than the girls', but ornament in dress is a passion of the Sea Dayaks, small child, left, with his plumed hat necklace, is already a martyr to fashion.

A sub-ethnic group of the Dayak people, Iban or Sea Dajak boy and girl in traditional clothing.

Indonesia ~ Sulawesi | Toradja Priestess in Traditional Dress.  Sulawesi Selatan Province | © Underwood & Underwood

Indonesia ~ Sulawesi | Toradja Priestess in Traditional Dress. Sulawesi Selatan Province | © Underwood & Underwood

A Toraja shaman wearing a round bead collar and several bead necklace.  ca. 1930   |||  Source; page 12, Ethnic Jewelery from Indonesia ~ http://issuu.com/edmbooks/docs/ethnic_jewellery_from_indonesia

A Toraja shaman wearing a round bead collar and several bead necklace.

Potret Karo Woman | Portret van een jonge Karo Batak vrouw | 1910-1930

Potret Karo Woman | Portret van een jonge Karo Batak vrouw | 1910-1930

IBAN COSTUME(SEA DAYAK) NGEPAN LAKI/LELAKI IBAN FULL REGALIA WARRIOR COSTUME

IBAN COSTUME(SEA DAYAK) NGEPAN LAKI/LELAKI IBAN FULL REGALIA WARRIOR COSTUME

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