The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

colour photographs of Naga artefacts from various sources

caption: Carrying basket, used by chiefs' children. Made of fine dark cane and ornamented with 2 boars' tusks and tassels of red-dyed grass and plain grass and red wool, all attached by strings of beads. Slung by cotton band woven in scarlet, yellow and blue with tassels as worn by young man as baldric. Konyak, Shiong village.
medium: artefacts
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Shiong
size:32 x max. dia. 23cm
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Shiong
refnum: 2:139
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 1936-1937
form: gift
person: University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Cambridge
refnum: 37.994A
note: descriptions derived from original source material unless in square brackets or otherwise stated