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Ear ornament (Padung Padung)

Date:
19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Indonesia, Sumatra
Culture:
Karo Batak people
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Height 6-1/4 in.
Classification:
Metal-Ornaments
Credit Line:
Gift of Fred and Rita Richman, 1988
Accession Number:
1988.143.114
Not on view
[Mark Felix , Brussels, Belgium, until 1977]; Fred and Rita Richman, New York, 1977–1988

von Brenner, J. Besuch bei den Kannibalen Sumatras: Erste durchquerung der unabhängigen Batak-lande von Joachim freiherr von Brenner. Würzburg: L. Woerl, 1894, pp. 30, 50, 274.

van Brakel, J.H. Budaya Indonesia: kunst en cultuur in Indonesië. Amsterdam: Tropenmuseum, 1987.

Taylor, Paul Michael, and Lorraine Aragon. Beyond the Java Sea: Art of Indonesia's Outer Islands. Washington, D.C.: National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, 1991.



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