hangings (ritual & belief: representations)

Section of temple hanging, ider-ider, painted in Kamasan style on cloth. Depicts a scene from the early life of Garuda and depicts Garuda eating a child which he has taken from a group of women and children bathing. In searching for amerta in order to rescue his mother from slavery, she had advised him to eliminate wicked people by devouring them. Traditional scene divider of a row of rounded shapes resembling rocks or hills next to rows of flame-like triangles. Background of awan-awan.

used to hang around the eaves of shrines in the family temple or pavilions in the temple grounds especially during Galungan.

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