The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript notes made by W.G. Archer between 1946 & 1948, and miscellaneous papers and letters

caption: Yimchungr Naga dress
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Yimchungr
location: Huchirr Ayepongr Sangrupu
person: Archer/ W.G.
date: 1946-1948
refnum: 16:4
text: In Huchirr, Ayepongr and Sangrupu (not previously visited) the women wear their cloth Sangtam style ie. as a sort of smock + an extra piece as a short skirt. The standard Yimchungr men's dress is a stony indigo blue cloth knotted round the shoulder and then brought down over the waist and buttocks like the tail of a frock coat.