Tari tanggai

2017-06-23T03:05:47Z (GMT) by Kartomi, Margaret J. Kartomi, Hidris
For female participants. Long finger-nail (tanggai) dance (tari): dancer wearing gold-thread songket material (made in the surrounding Ogan-Komering Ilir basin) as part of the bridal costume. It is a dance performed to welcome important guests at weddings and other celebrations. Copyright 1971. Notes prepared by Bronia Kornhauser with Margaret Kartomi, School of Music-Conservatorium, Monash University. Photography by Hidris Kartomi.