The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

black and white photographs taken by J.P. Mills

caption: Young girl with shaved head which denotes her unmarried status: she wears a white cloth with black marginal stripes, a bugle shaped bracelet above the elbow, brass wristlets, bead necklaces hung from two half conch shells, and large brass ear-rings in the upper ear-lobes suspended by a band across the top of the head and another across the back of the neck. Western Angami, Khonoma village.
medium: photographs
ethnicgroup: Angami <Western
location: Khonoma
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: 116/JPM/JPM
seealso: Hutton, Angami Nagas, pp.26-28