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Devi Dja, 1940  The Pavlova of the Orient from Devi Dja’s Bali & Javanese Cultural Dancers book

Devi Dja “The Pavlova of the Orient” From “Devi Dja’s Bali & Javanese Cultural Dancers” Souvenir Book, Nicolas Editions Artistiques, Paris,

Indonesia Bali Legong Dancer 1920s

indonesia, BALI, Legong Dancer Native Girl (1920s) RPPC

a place where the clock stops ticking: Anton Ismael for Dewi magazine (dewi wedding)-Bali's bride

a place where the clock stops ticking: Anton Ismael for Dewi magazine (dewi wedding)-Bali's bride

Demon Mask ~ Rangda is the demon queen of the leyaks in Bali, according to traditional Balinese mythology. Terrifying to behold, the child-eating Rangda leads an army of evil witches against the leader of the forces of good — Barong. The battle between Barong and Rangda is featured in a Barong dance which represents the eternal battle between good and evil.Rangda is a term in old Javanese that means: ‘widow’

My girl Rangda doin' her thang. Rangda is the demon queen of the leyaks in Bali, according to traditional Balinese mythology. Terrifying to behold, the child-eating Rangda leads an army of evil witches against the leader of the forces of good — Barong

One of Javanese Royal Wedding steps: bridal shower. The bride wears a cape made of intricate jasmine buds wreath.

"One of Javanese Royal Wedding steps - bridal shower. The bride wears a cape made of intricate jasmine buds wreath called siraman.

Ponijem Thomassen – Dutch postcard of a Javanese beauty

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