Traditional Dance - Yogyakarta, Indonesia by Irsam Soetarto

Traditional Dance - Yogyakarta, Indonesia by Irsam Soetarto - she is so beautiful

Indonesia ~ Central Java | Studio portrait of a court dancer; possibly the court of the Sultan of Yogyakara or from Susuhunan of Solo (Surakarta) | ca. 1910 - 1930, photographer unknown

Indonesia ~ Central Java / Studio portrait of a court dancer; possibly the court of

Werkudara & Arjuna ~ Indonesian performers, Wayang Wong ~ Java ~ Indonesia ~ c1923-1926

old-indische: Indonesian performers, Wayang Wong ~ Java ~ Indonesia ~

Traditional wayang orang (human puppet) in Yogyakarta’s Palace, Yogyakarta…

Indonesian dancers c1880s

Indonesian dancers - Would love to have more info on this. It's as much comment about the Western photographer who took this as it is a representation of the local traditions and customs of the day.

The word Batik is originally an Idonesian-Malay word and means to dot .This art of textile is spread in the hindu and malay world, but Indonesia is certainly the heart of the Batik.This way of painting and coloring textile has reached its higher degree of excellence in the Island of Java , in cities like Solo, Yogyakarta, Pekalongan or Cirebon. From Java this 'batik' cloth was exported to other islands of the archipelago and to the Malay peninsula.

The word Batik is originally an Idonesian-Malay word and means to dot .This art of textile is spread in the hindu and malay world, but Indonesia is certainly the heart of the Batik.This way of painting and coloring textile has reached its higher degree of excellence in the Island of Java , in cities like Solo, Yogyakarta, Pekalongan or Cirebon. From Java this 'batik' cloth was exported to other islands of the archipelago and to the Malay peninsula.

Dances, Surakarta (Solo) style. Female dancer. Indonesia. / Java

Dances, Surakarta (Solo) style. Female dancer. Indonesia. / Java

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