The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

colour photographs of Naga artefacts from various sources

caption: Thatsu breast ornament with cloth band for the neck, ornamented with double rows of cowrie faces and fringed on the outside with long black hair with a short fringe of red-dyed goat's hair on the top. Pendant is a concave sided oblong of wood decorated with bands of ground cowries, and black and red hair with a red hair fringe. A very fine example. Angami.
medium: artefacts
size:95 cm
ethnicgroup: Angami
refnum: 974
person: Hutton/ J.H.
date: 1929
form: gift
person: Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford
refnum: 1923.85.946
note: descriptions derived from original source material unless in square brackets or otherwise stated