The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

colour photographs of Naga artefacts from various sources

caption: Young man's lengta of light material, the flap ornamented with a chevron design in black paint with rayed circles (?eyes) interspersed. Above it are two figures of squatting dogs with two cocks beak-to-beak between. At the bottom is a band of basket-plait design. Between these two is an area filled with a net pattern in red wool. Weighted flap hangs in front, the band passed between the legs and fastened round the waist. Ao, Susu village.
medium: artefacts
ethnicgroup: Ao
location: Chuchu Yimlang (Susu)
ethnicgroup: Ao
location: Chuchu Yimlang (Susu)
refnum: 5:216
person: Hutton/ J.H.
form: gift
person: Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford
date: 1919
refnum: 1923.84.745
note: descriptions derived from original source material unless in square brackets or otherwise stated