The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

colour photographs of Naga artefacts from various sources

caption: Man's bark belt worn wound round waist with two broader tails behind. Decorated with vertical stripes round body and men and animal designs on tails by grinding indigo leaves, giving a dark green-black colour. Only head-takers are entitled to wear human figures on the belt. Konyak, Wakching village.
medium: artefacts
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
size:68cm (circumf.)
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wakching
refnum: 2:200-201
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 1937
form: gift
person: University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Cambridge
refnum: 37.1038
note: descriptions derived from original source material unless in square brackets or otherwise stated