The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

colour photographs of Naga artefacts from various sources

caption: Warrior's cloth, asu-keda-pi, which belonged to Inato of Lumitsami, the principal Sema chief of his time. The cowrie circles denote success in head-hunting. Cloth is decorated with fringes of red-dyed hair bound with yellow orchid stem. There is a long fringe of the same in one corner which is flung over the shoulder. [three strips.]
medium: artefacts
person: Inato/ of Lumitsami
ethnicgroup: Sema
location: Lumitsami
size:129 x 132cm
ethnicgroup: Sema
refnum: 5: 210
person: Hutton/ J.H.
note: from Inato of Lumitsami village
form: gift
person: Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford
date: 1928
refnum: 1923.84.415
note: descriptions derived from original source material unless in square brackets or otherwise stated