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Indonesia ~ Small Sunda Islands | Chin ornament; composted of two gold plates placed near to the ears, the plates are connected with a string of glass beads that hang under the chin. Repousse work on the gold plates | Sumba Island, Nusa Tenggara Timur province | ca. 19th - 20th century

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 region | A Mumuli ear ornament or pendant from the Sumba Island, Nusa Tenggara Timur province | ca. late 19th to 20th century | gold | These types of ornaments were often included in the gifts given to the bride by the groom’s family and were only worn at special occasions. Mumuli’s are usually diamond in shape, are usually ornately decorated, this one shows two people on a horse.

Indonesia ~ Small Sunda Island region | Ring worn by the Manggarai people from Flores in Nusa Tenggara Timur province.

Indonesia ~ Small Sunda Island region | A Mumuli ear ornament or pendant worn from the Sumba Island, Nusa Tenggara Timur province | ca. late 19th to 20th century | gold | These types of ornaments were often included in the gifts given to the bride by the groom’s family and were only worn at special occasions. Mumuli’s are usually diamond in shape, are usually ornately decorated, this one shows a bird standing in a boat.

Indonesia, Sumba Island, East Nusa Tenggara | Ear Ornament or Pendant (Mamuli | 19th century | Sumba Island | Gold.

Indonesia ~ Small Sunda Island region | Earring from the Lembata Island, Nusa Tenggara Timur province | Traditionally this type of earring was always included when it came to the exchange of gifts between the bride and groom’s parents.

Indonesia ~ Small Sundra Islands ~ Nusa Tenggara Timur province | Earrings offered to a young woman by her future husband. This was a traditional practice among wealthy families in Flores