Category Archives: Indonesia

Warriors from Papua New Guinea. 19th century.

Armed Warriors. Tattoo Papua New Guinea tribals.

Warriors from Papua New Guinea.

Warriors from Papua New Guinea.

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Djanger Girl with headdress 1920s. Balinese dance

Balinese Janger Dance, Djanger Dancer Girl. Janger Dance, Traditional Indonesia dance costume. Native Bali dress

Balinese dancer headdress

Djanger Girl with headdress 1920s.

Balinese dance costume. Janger Dance.
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Papua New Guinea warrior in 1840

Traditional Papua New Guinea warrior costume. Asian tribal clothing and weapons.

Indonesia Papua New Guinea warrior

Indonesia, Papua New Guinea warrior costume in 1840.

From the book: Natural History and pictures of the people and the different races and tribes according to the latest discoveries and most exquisite original research, edited by HR Schinz. Honeggersche Lithographic Institute, 3. Advanced ed. 1845 Zurich

Indonesia Papua New Guinea warriors costumes

Traditional Indonesia Papua New Guinea warriors costumes. Asian tribal tattoos and clothing.

Warriors of Papua New Guinea, Indonesia.

Traditional Indonesia Papua New Guinea warriors costumes in 1840.

From the book: Natural History and pictures of the people and the different races and tribes according to the latest discoveries and most exquisite original research, edited by HR Schinz., Honeggersche Lithographic Institute, 3. Advanced ed. 1845 Zurich

Indonesia Timor islands 1840.

Traditional Indonesia costumes. Timor islands. Asian tribal clothing

Peoples of Indonesia Timor islands

Traditional Indonesia Timor islands costumes in 1840.

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Warrior costumes of the Timor islands, Indonesia.

Traditional Warrior costumes Timor islands Indonesia. Asian tribal dress

Warriors of the Timor islands Indonesia

Warrior costumes of the Timor islands, Indonesia in 1840.

From the book: Natural History and pictures of the people and the different races and tribes according to the latest discoveries and most exquisite original research, edited by HR Schinz., Honeggersche Lithographic Institute, 3. Advanced ed. 1845 Zurich

Ornamental tattooing from Africa, Borneo, New Zealand

Ornamental tattooing. Tattoo tribe Maori. Borneo Tribals. Japanese full body tattoo

Ornamental tattooing

Ornamental tattooing from Africa, Borneo, Caroline Island, New Zealand and Japan.

  • 1 African woman.
  • 2 Chief Hirtin Paevata from New Zealand.
  • 3 King Tauhiao 1825-1894 (King Tawhiao leader of the Waikato tribes, the second Māori King and a religious visionary. Member of the Ngāti Mahuta kiwi tribe ) from New Zealand.
  • 4 Caroline islanders.
  • 5.6. Hands and feet of a man from the tribe of Kayak on Borneo.
  • 7 Japanese.

Source: Meyers encyclopedia. 5 Edition. Bibliographic Institute Leipzig. Article tattooing. (Bd.18)

Bali Legong dance. Woman dancing the secular dance.

Bali national costume. Legong dance clothing. Indonesian national costume

Bali Legong dance

Bali Legong dance. Woman dancing the secular dance.

The Legong is a dance that originated on the Indonesian island of Bali. The dance ensemble can include up to five dancers. Feature of the dance are the elaborate costumes of precious brocade, the headdress decorated with frangipani blossoms, the intensely painted faces of the dancers and the accompanied by the gamelan pelegongan orchestra.

Ubud, Bali’s artistic center of this dance. Here a variety of different well maintained Legong performances will be listed.

Gallery: Traditional costumes of Japan and Java.