Selendang, Ikat from Bangka, Sumatra, Indonesia, Malay people.

Pusaka Collection of Indonesian Ikat * Textile Sumatra, Bangka, Indonesia, Weft ikat

Indonesia ~ South Sumatra | Red cotton ceremonial didem with gilded ornaments. Worn by local Malays but is based on a Chinese wedding headdress. Such headdresses were referred to as Ba Xian by the Straits Chinese community on the Malaysian peninsular, on account of the Ba Xian (eight immortals) who are often depicted on such headdresses. | Late 19th century, Palembang | Sold

Worn by local Malays but based on Chinese wedding diadems. Referred to as Ba Xian by the Straits Chinese due to the Eight Immortals who are often depicted wearing it

Indonesia ~ South Sumatra | Red cotton ceremonial didem with gilded ornaments. Worn by local Malays but is based on a Chinese wedding headdress. Such headdresses were referred to as Ba Xian by the Straits Chinese community on the Malaysian peninsular, on account of the Ba Xian (eight immortals) who are often depicted on such headdresses. | Late 19th century, Palembang | Sold

Worn by local Malays but based on Chinese wedding diadems. Referred to as Ba Xian by the Straits Chinese due to the Eight Immortals who are often depicted wearing it

Indonesia ~ Lampung | Necklace; gold and glass beads | Early 20th century ||| {GPA}

Indonesia ~ Lampung | Necklace; gold and glass beads | Early 20th century ||| {GPA}

Indonesia ~ Sumatra, Palembang | Belt buckle ~ pending ~ gold and mica face, backed with copper | 19th century

Belt buckle ("pending": gold and mica face, backed with copper. From Sumatra (Palembang), Indonesia;

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