The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

colour photographs of Naga artefacts from various sources

caption: Suvangsu (Chongli Ao), worn by a man of Chamir phratry who has done genna with a share of a head or by a man of Pongen or Lungkamr phratries who has done genna with a whole head taken by himself. Or called Chuchusibang (Mongsen Ao), worn by men of mulir clan who needs no qualification. Native wool. Made at Susu village, Chongli Ao. [two strips plus centre strip. Perhaps not ever worn.]
medium: artefacts
ethnicgroup: Ao <ChongliAo <Mongsen
location: Chuchu Yimlang (Susu)
size:160 x 129 (h)cm
ethnicgroup: Ao (Chongli)
location: Chuchu Yimlang (Susu)
refnum: 5:76
person: Mills/ J.P.
form: gift
person: Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford
date: 1923
refnum: 1928.69.452
note: descriptions derived from original source material unless in square brackets or otherwise stated