Indonesia ~ Palembang, Sumatra | Crown; gilded copper. ca. late 19th to early 20th century || Such a crown was probably worn by a noblewoman or dancer at the court of Palembang in southeastern Sumatra.

Indonesia ~ Palembang, Sumatra | Crown; gilded copper. ca. late 19th to early 20th century || Such a crown was probably worn by a noblewoman or dancer at the court of Palembang in southeastern Sumatra.

Two young men from Yogyakarta, 1890-1910, from "FIVE CENTURIES OF INDONESIAN TEXTILES."

Two young men from Yogyakarta, 1890-1910, from "FIVE CENTURIES OF INDONESIAN TEXTILES."

Gayo tribe. Aceh, Sumatra. Indonesia.

Gayo tribe. Aceh, Sumatra. Indonesia.

Indonesia ~ Siak | Gold crown; crafted most probably during reign of Sultan Syarif Kasim I, the ruler of the Siak Kingdom, until 1889. The last sovereign to it, was Sultan Syarif Kasim II, (ruled from 1915 - 1949) who bequeathed the crown to the newly founded Republic of Indonesia and now is part of the National Museum collection

Indonesia ~ Siak | Gold crown; crafted most probably during reign of Sultan Syarif Kasim I, the ruler of the Siak Kingdom, until 1889. The last sovereign to it, was Sultan Syarif Kasim II, (ruled from 1915 - 1949) who bequeathed the crown to the newly founded Republic of Indonesia and now is part of the National Museum collection

Indonesia ~ Small Sunda Island ~ Nusa Tenggara Timur province | Gold chain with two 'Naga' mythical dragons and the representation of the house 'adat' | 19th to 20th century | Gold

Indonesia ~ Small Sunda Island ~ Nusa Tenggara Timur province | Gold chain with two 'Naga' mythical dragons and the representation of the house 'adat' | 19th to 20th century | Gold

(Indonesia) Indonesian Moluccas Gold Crown, circa 15th - 17th century CE.

(Indonesia) Indonesian Moluccas Gold Crown, circa 15th - 17th century CE.

Indonesia ~ Sumatra | "This armband (Copper alloy, copper, 19-18th century or earlier) made by the Toba Batak of North Sumatra and ornamented with a lizard and the mythical creature, the 'singa' exemplifies the quality of sculptural expressiveness achieved in casting metal artifacts" | Source: 'Gold Jewellery of the Indonesian Archipelago'

Indonesia ~ Sumatra | "This armband (Copper alloy, copper, 19-18th century or earlier) made by the Toba Batak of North Sumatra and ornamented with a lizard and the mythical creature, the 'singa' exemplifies the quality of sculptural expressiveness achieved in casting metal artifacts" | Source: 'Gold Jewellery of the Indonesian Archipelago'

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