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Book Title Batak cloth and clothing : a dynamic Indonesian tradition.
Author Niessen, Sandra A.;
Subject World history
Descriptors Batak (Indonesian people)--Costume; Batak (Indonesian people)--Social life and customs; Textile fabrics;
Call No DS632.B3N54
Description The nineteenth and early twentieth centuries were a period of tumultuous social change for the Batak of North Sumatra. That change was registered in their clothing and handwoven textiles. This book examines factors which inspired these people to wear Malay and European styles on a daily basis and to reserve the use of their hip- and shouldercloths for ceremonial occasions. - Source: Powell's Books
Volume 0
Imprint Kuala Lumpur: Oxford University Press, 1993
ISBN 967-65-3040-9.
Edition NONE
Language English
Total Copies 1
Issued 0
Available 1

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