Architectural Ornament, late 19th–early 20th century Toba Batak people, Sumatra, Indonesia Wood, paint

Architectural ornament [Toba Batak people, Sumatra, Indonesia], The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Colourful walls of traditional Batak homes, Samosir Island, Lake Toba

Visiting The Home Of The Batak People On Samosir, Lake Toba, Sumatra

Lake Toba is home to the friendly and musical Batak people. Samosir Island in the centre of Lake Toba gives a great insight to the ways of the locals.

Lute detail (Hasapi) [Indonesia, Sumatra, Toba Batak people] (1999.47.44) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Lute detail (Hasapi) [Indonesia, Sumatra, Toba Batak people] (1999.47.44) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Indonesia - Sumatra | Pair of woman's ear ornaments from the Karo / Batak people; silver. H: 10 cm, 178 grs. (Image taken ca 1915 of an old Batak woman wearing these traditional ornaments) | Est. 800 - 1'100€ ~ (Dec '14)

Indonesia - Sumatra | Pair of woman's ear ornaments from the Karo / Batak people; silver. H: 10 cm, 178 grs. (Image taken ca 1915 of an old Batak woman wearing these traditional ornaments) | Est. 800 - 1'100€ ~ (Dec '14)

batak in carvings - Google Search Batak sculpture. Made on Sumatra by the Batak people. 1940-1950. Price on request. In the little hole at the bottom the ashes of the deceased is preserved

batak in carvings - Google Search Batak sculpture. Made on Sumatra by the Batak people. 1940-1950. Price on request. In the little hole at the bottom the ashes of the deceased is preserved

Gorga Jorgom, or some call it Gorga Ulu Singa. Ordinary placed over the entrance to the house, shaped like animals and humans_Batak house

Gorga Jorgom, or some call it Gorga Ulu Singa. Ordinary placed over the entrance to the house, shaped like animals and humans_Batak house

Figure (Gana-Gana [?]); late 19th–early 20th century; Sumatra;Toba Batak people Medium: Wood, fiber, tradecloth, cowrie shells, glass beads, brass; Height 41 in. Credit Line: Gift of Fred and Rita Richman, 1988, Metropolitan Museum of Art

Figure (Gana-Gana [?]); late 19th–early 20th century; Sumatra;Toba Batak people Medium: Wood, fiber, tradecloth, cowrie shells, glass beads, brass; Height 41 in. Credit Line: Gift of Fred and Rita Richman, 1988, Metropolitan Museum of Art

Debata idup, couple ancestral, Toba Batak Sumatra

Debata idup, couple ancestral, Toba Batak Sumatra

A Batak door, Indonesia, relief carved a lizard, 92 x 50cm.

A Batak door, Indonesia, relief carved a lizard, 92 x

Mask Date: late 19th–early 20th century Geography: Indonesia, Sumatra Culture: Karo Batak people Medium: Wood, paint Dimensions: Height 9-1/4 in.

Mask Date: late century Geography: Indonesia, Sumatra Culture: Karo Batak people Medium: Wood, paint Dimensions: Height in.

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