The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

colour photographs of Naga artefacts from various sources

caption: Unmarried girl's cloth of dark indigo with two marginal and a central narrow stripe of light blue ornament with red wool. From the side stripes run transverse bands of zigzags and triangles to the selvages. 3 thin pale blue stripes on each side, ornamented with small zig-zags etc. Central band and fringed ends are ornamented with elytrae of green beetles. [three strips.] Sema, Tsivikapotomi village.
medium: artefacts
ethnicgroup: Sema
location: Tsivikapotomi
size:136 x 100cm
ethnicgroup: Sema
location: Tsivikapotomi
refnum: 5:211
person: Mills/ J.P.
date: 1930
form: gift
person: Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford
refnum: 1928.69.1393
note: descriptions derived from original source material unless in square brackets or otherwise stated