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>>1546 Balinese warrior

Subject: elite warrior
Culture: Balinese
Setting: Bali 16-18thc
Evolution1275 Singhasari warrior > 1342 Majapahit bhayankari > 1546 Balinese warrior




Context (Event Photos, Primary Sources, Secondary Sources, Field Notes)


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Costume

* Reid 1988 v1 p86
"Long after the advent of sewn garments and even machine-made shirts, Javanese, Balinese, and Thais left as much as possible of the upper body bare for formal occasions, oiling the skin with perfumed and coloured cosmetics."


Dagger


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