National Geographic : 1930 Feb
(C) iNational Geographic Society TOBA LAKE TEEMS WITH GOLDEN CARP Native fishermen go out in fleets of canoes strung together by long lines from which dangle large white leaves. The waving shadows frighten the fish toward the lotus-spangled shallows near the shore and into mat ting nets hung on circles of stakes. Autochromes by W. Robert Moore BATAK WOMEN WEAVE PRETTY PATTERNS IN HOMESPUN Sitting on a grass mat spread on the ground inthe space beneath the floor of her house, this girlworks industriously ather primitive hand loom. She has spun and dyed the thread which she isusing. Indigo, which grows abundantly nearToba Lake, furnishes the blue color.