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

C Sumatra Minangkabau people woman's bracelet of wood, gold leaf, metal and paint.

Indonesia ~ North Sumatra | Solid cast ear ornaments ~ Padung-Padung ~ from the Karo Batak people | 19th century | High grade silver, completely solid and together weigh more than 1.5 kgs | POR ||| Insert shows a Karo Batak woman, ca 1900, wearing prominent padung-padung

Indonesia ~ North Sumatra | Solid cast ear ornaments ~ Padung-Padung ~ from the Karo Batak people | 19th century | High grade silver, completely solid and together weigh more than 1.5 kgs | POR ||| Insert shows a Karo Batak woman, ca 1900, wearing prominent padung-padung

Granary door, Indonesia, Sumatra

Granary Door Date: late century Geography: Indonesia, Sumatra Culture: Karo Batak people (?) Medium: Wood Dimensions: H x W x D: 41 x 21 x 8 in.

"These twisted bracelets (Gold, 19th century) from South Sumatra are embellished with 'naga' heads.  Naga bracelets and anklets tipped with lotus buds persisted long after the passing of Hindu-Buddhist beliefs" | Source: 'Gold Jewellery of the Indonesian Archipelago', page 34

"These twisted bracelets (Gold, century) from South Sumatra are embellished with 'naga' heads. Naga bracelets and anklets tipped with lotus buds persisted long after the passing of Hindu-Buddhist beliefs"

Ancestor Figure (Siraha Salawa or Siraha Nomo)    Date:      19th–early 20th century  Geography:      Indonesia, Nias Island  Culture:      Ono Niha people  Medium:      Wood  Dimensions:      H. 25 x W. 6 1/4 x D. 6 in. (63.5 x 15.9 x 15.2 cm)  Classification:      Wood-Sculpture

Ancestor Figure (Siraha Salawa or Siraha Nomo) Date: century Geography: Indonesia, Nias Island Culture: Ono Niha people Medium: Wood Dimensions: H. x x cm) Classification: Wood-Sculpture

Indonesia ~ Aceh | Girdle ~ 'talòë ki iëng' ~ gold and silver | 19th - 20th century ||  Source; http://issuu.com/kitpublishers/docs/living_with_indonesian_art

Indonesia ~ Aceh | Girdle ~ 'talòë ki iëng' ~ gold and silver | 19th - 20th century || Source; http://issuu.com/kitpublishers/docs/living_with_indonesian_art

Batak Warior, north Sumatera

Kristen Feilberg, Batak warriors with spears and swords, Indonesia, ca.

Indonesia ~ Nias Island | Old 'Kalabubu' Warrior Torque, made of coconut shell disks and brass | Mid 1900s

Indonesia, Nias Island, Old 'Kalabubu' Warrior Torque, Mid

Potret seorang perempuan karo menenun kain khas karo | 1910-1930 | Een Karo Batak weefster achter een weeftoestel

Potret seorang perempuan karo menenun kain khas karo | 1910-1930 | Een Karo Batak weefster achter een weeftoestel

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