The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

colour photographs of Naga artefacts from various sources

caption: Unmarried girl's breastcloth or stomacher of black, edged at the ends with zigzags of red and white cotton. A fringe one end ornamented with 6 large green buprestid beetles. Surface of cloth ornament with trefoils of cowries and round tufts of red-dyed dog's hair between. [Detail.] Zemi, Benroumi village.
medium: artefacts
location: Nakama (Benroumi)
ethnicgroup: Zemi
location: Nakama (Benroumi)
refnum: 5:117
person: Mills
date: 10.10.1930
form: gift
person: Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford
refnum: 1928.69.1416
note: descriptions derived from original source material unless in square brackets or otherwise stated