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Indonesia, Sumatra ~ Batak woman Indonesia ca 1850

Indonesia, Sumatra ~ Batak woman Indonesia ca 1850

Indonesia, Sumatra. Minangkabau lady from ancient times. Their culture is matrilineal and patriarchal, with property and land passing down from mother to daughter, while religious and political affairs are the responsibility of men (although some women also play important roles in these areas. This custom is calledAdat perpatih in Malaysia and Lareh Bodi Caniago in Indonesia.

Indonesia, Sumatra. Minangkabau lady from ancient times. Their culture is matrilineal and patriarchal, with property and land passing down from mother to daughter, while religious and political affairs are the responsibility of men (although some women also play important roles in these areas. This custom is calledAdat perpatih in Malaysia and Lareh Bodi Caniago in Indonesia.

1901. Aceh.

1901. Aceh.

A Javanese prince with two servants (c. 1865-1870) Tropenmuseum

A Rare Historical Look At Old Indonesia - 25 Photos Taken Pre-1920

A Javanese prince with two servants (c. 1865-1870) Tropenmuseum

Sultan of Jambi _1877-1879 (Wikipedia Indonesia)

Sultan of Jambi _1877-1879 (Wikipedia Indonesia)

Tropenmuseum

A Rare Historical Look At Old Indonesia - 25 Photos Taken Pre-1920

Tropenmuseum

Kassian Céphas Indonesia 1845-1912 Young Javanese woman c. 1885 Albumen silver photograph 13.7 x 9.8 cm Collection National Gallery of Austr...

Kassian Céphas Indonesia 1845-1912 Young Javanese woman c. 1885 Albumen silver photograph 13.7 x 9.8 cm Collection National Gallery of Austr...

Dayak

Dayak

Old woman from Dayak Kenyah tribe in East Borneo, Indonesia. Women with long earlobes in Dayak Kenyah tribe are considered noble and respectable, while nowadays the tradition is no longer common among the tribeswomen. Photo by Harjono Djoyobisono

Old woman from Dayak Kenyah tribe in East Borneo, Indonesia. Women with long earlobes in Dayak Kenyah tribe are considered noble and respectable, while nowadays the tradition is no longer common among the tribeswomen. Photo by Harjono Djoyobisono

Dayak warrior Borneo Indonesia

Dayak warrior Borneo Indonesia

Wild adventure - Central Borneo island: Photo Documentation: The Dayak Head Hunter from Kalimantan In Search of the headhunting tribes of Borneo

Wild adventure - Central Borneo island: Photo Documentation: The Dayak Head Hunter from Kalimantan In Search of the headhunting tribes of Borneo

Indonesia - Sumatra, Nias Island | Warrior / soldier. | Photographer and date unknown

Indonesia - Sumatra, Nias Island | Warrior / soldier. | Photographer and date unknown

Borneo | Portrait of a Dayak woman | Photographer and date unknown, ©Tropenmuseum, Netherlands

Borneo | Portrait of a Dayak woman | Photographer and date unknown, ©Tropenmuseum, Netherlands

Indonesia, Javanese Woman

Indonesia, Javanese Woman

Two Balinese woman and a man.

Two Balinese woman and a man.

A Javanese Girl - yogyakarta 1957

A Javanese Girl - yogyakarta 1957