The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

black and white photographs by J.H. Hutton

caption: Sema - weaving [Sema woman weaving (Shitzumi village). She is about to shoot the woof, the warp being held open by the sword. The heddle here used is of the Ao pattern, which has a separate leash for each thread of the warp, a continuous leash as used by the Lhotas being common]
medium: photographs
ethnicgroup: Sema
location: Shitzimi (Shitzumi)
person: Hutton/ J.H.
date: 1913-1923
person: Pitt Rivers Museum Archive, Oxford
refnum: JH.5.73-75
seealso: Hutton, 'Sema Nagas' facing p. 50
note: captions to the negatives sometimes vary from captions to the plates used in books. The latter is put within square brackets. The dates refer to visits mentioned in Hutton's Tour Diaries.