The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

colour photographs of Naga artefacts from various sources

caption: Cane-work hat ornamented with two thin laminae of mithan horn, two crescent pieces of brass, the skin and forelegs of a monitor, and two carved wooden heads. Long fringes of human hair hang from the horn tips and from a cane stuck in the top of the hat. From Wong, Longkhai village, Konyak.
medium: artefacts
person: Wong
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Longkhai
size:14cm (height of cap)
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Longkhai
refnum: 4:217
person: Mills/ J.P.
date: 8.10.1923
form: gift
person: Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford
refnum: 1928.69.590
note: descriptions derived from original source material unless in square brackets or otherwise stated