model of activity (dance & live theatre)

Wax model of a court dancer, standing with black hair tied in a bun inside a glass case. She is dressed in a sleeveless red jacket with gold-coloured braid trim and orange tassels around the hem and armholes, and a batik skirt cloth with a parang pattern in brown and white. She holds an orange scarf. The head, neck, and arm ornaments are in gilded buffalo leather and beads. She wears a white feather above her forehead and a wide belt of beaded panels, in which is held a kris. She is dancing Serimpi, a maiden's dance. The figure stands on a wooden base in a glass case. One finger is broken, the tip missing.

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