The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

colour photographs of Naga artefacts from various sources

caption: Hat of cane-work with two [missing] black feathers and a large boar's tusk. A chaplet of long pig's bristles encircles the hat interspersed with sharp bristles dyed red. An ornament of plaited yellow cane or orchid-stem is in front attached round the 'chaplet' cane foundation. Phom.
medium: artefacts
ethnicgroup: Phom
size:12cm (height of cap)
ethnicgroup: Phom
refnum: 4:218
person: Hutton/ J.H.
form: gift
person: Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford
date: 1919
refnum: 1923.84.722
note: descriptions derived from original source material unless in square brackets or otherwise stated