The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

colour photographs of Naga artefacts from various sources

caption: Cotton cloth of a man who has taken heads, done mithan sacrifice and killed tiger and elephant. The latest elaboration of the wax-painted band from the traditional pattern, now changing almost annually: design includes cocks, tigers, elephants, mithan (and heads), tiger's eyes. Ao, Longsa village. [2 strips plus central painted strip plus one painted border.]
medium: artefacts
ethnicgroup: Ao
location: Longsa Longsa
size:153 x 140cm
ethnicgroup: Ao
refnum: 5:87-90
person: Mills/ J.P.
date: 15.5.1931
form: gift
person: Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford
refnum: 1928.69.1411
note: descriptions derived from original source material unless in square brackets or otherwise stated