The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

colour photographs of Naga artefacts from various sources

caption: Body cloth of dark indigo with sparse white lines and three equidistant (one central) narrow bands ornamented with red and black needle work, leaving white lozenges. Worn by the daughter of rich parents but discarded when the husband has done mithan sacrifice. Sema, Sheyepu village.
medium: artefacts
ethnicgroup: Sema
location: Sheyepu
ethnicgroup: Sema
location: Sheyepu
refnum: 6:170-171
person: Mills/ J.P.
date: 17.9.1933
form: gift
person: Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford
refnum: 1928.69.1681
note: descriptions derived from original source material unless in square brackets or otherwise stated