The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

colour photographs of Naga artefacts from various sources

caption: Large hair-pin of red wood with rounded end, carved at the top with 3 heads under a mushroom-shaped hat. Worn by a man who has taken a head, through the 'hair bun' at the back of the head. Old men still wear the mushroom hat in Ngangching, the next village, where it was made: of the same culture as S.W. Konyak. Choha village.
medium: artefacts
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Ngangching Choha
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Ngangching
refnum: 3:239
person: Mills/ J.P.
date: 21.2.1934
location: Choha
form: gift
person: Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford
refnum: 1928.69.1765
note: descriptions derived from original source material unless in square brackets or otherwise stated