The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

black and white photographs taken by J.P. Mills

caption: Man wearing the stone-dragger's cloth to which he is entitled after the performance of the fourth social genna (tsirotsoala): this cloth is called lungpensu or eshamsu and is made of dark blue hand-woven cotton and has five light blue stripes and five light blue lines at the top. Lhota, Lungitang village.
medium: photographs
ethnicgroup: Lhota
location: Lungithang (Lungitang)
person: Mills/ J.P.
date: 1918-1945
note: documentation based on catalogue by Betty von Furer-Haimendorf unless uncatalogued, in which case text within square brackets
person: School of Oriental and African Studies, London
refnum: 23/JPM/JPM
seealso: Mills, Lhota Nagas, p.10, 7 (illus.)