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Carved Indonesian Parade Figures, Melasti Ceremony

Carved Indonesian Parade Figures, Melasti Ceremony

SKU: 5369-27
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Carved & Painted Wood Indonesian/Balinese Parade Figures for Wall Hanging. 77"wx12"h. Some Loss at the Top of One End of Carving.  Carving depicts Melasti, a Hindu ceremony to purify Bhuana Alit (the world) and Bhuana Agung (the universe) this takes place 3 days before the Balinese Hindu Saka New Year, Nepyi. This is performed with a procession of thousand of Balinese by marching to the sea or to rivers with the the ritual objects Keris, Barong, Pratima, flags, gongs, umbrellas and offerings of incense, fruit and flowers. These bodies of water are believed to be a place to purify all the elements of this universe. This procession is a unique Balinese Hindu ceremony and one of the most important each year.

Item ID: 368337

Category: dec access

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