Women and men often decorate themselves just for fun with flowers, leaves, and pigments. This woman has put shredded fragrant leaves (probably from wild gingers [Zingiber spp.]) in her ear holes, a garland of flowers on her head, and has painted a line of white lime paste (obtained by trade) across her forehead.
Endicott Image Collection
Decoration and ornament -- Women -- Malaysia -- Kelantan. , Batek (Malaysian people) -- Decoration., Lebir River (Malay)