The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf notebook eight

caption: pots, daos and cloth
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Hungphoi
date: 13.10.1936
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 4.10.1936-23.2.1937
note: [konyak] means text omitted
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: Hungphoi makes daos, they don't make pots. Cloth is woven by all women who know it irrespective of clan. For the small skirts they use cotton which they buy. Cloths for men are made of bark fibre.