The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga notebook five

caption: clothing and decorations of Apong's wife
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Wanching
date: 25.8.1936
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 25.8.1936-5.5.1937
refnum: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: Apong's wife:
text: A leaf over her hair, red sticks in the upper part of her ears, brass rings in the ear lobes, in there two smaller rings one joined into the other, finally the two last are connected by a long brass chain hanging over the breast. Several necklaces with spirit money, brass bells - long spiral gauntlets on her under arms, a skirt, a cloth in which she carries her baby in the bag.