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Beads, Prestige and Life Among the Kelabit of Sarawak, East Malaysia

Beads and Bead Makers : Gender, Material Culture and Meaning

Berg, 1998

Book chapter

...The visitor to the Kelabit Highlands in Sarawak on the island of Borneo is immediately struck on landing in Bario by the beads worn by the women. Bario is nowadays the focal centre of the Kelabit Highlands and the only place to which...

Ethnic Dress and Adornment of the Dayaks of Sabah, Sarawak, and Kalimantan

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 4 : South Asia and Southeast Asia

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Colonizers used the term Dayak for non-Islamic indigenous peoples of Borneo, divided into Sarawak and Sabah, the two East Malaysian states, and Kalimantan in Indonesia and Brunei. It is less used now, as ethnic groups wish to be identified...

Indonesia

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 4 : South Asia and Southeast Asia

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Diverse cultural elements have shaped the Indonesian archipelago, changing dress traditions. Before weaving was known, leaves, plant fibers, and barkcloth were used for clothing. Cotton, not native to Indonesia, may have arrived from India....