letter from J.P. Mills to J.H. Hutton
|caption:||metal discs on Lhota lengtas; red cloths|
|text:||Lhotas used to wear round bell-metal disks on their lengtas at the 'soul-calling' ceremony. I feel sure I have heard of this connection between spirits and glittering objects in some other connection. Can you remember anything about it?|
(note in pencil in Hutton's hand - |
cf. white object put up to notify deaths.
Red cloths not to be shown when village genna (K.N.)
Red cloths not to be buried with anyone who leaves relations surviving them (Kuki) )