The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

miscellaneous papers, notebooks and letters on Nagas by Ursula Graham Bower, 1937-1947

caption: artefacts collected by Ursula Graham Bower
caption: girl's necklace
medium: notes
ethnicgroup: Tangkhul
location: Nungbi Khunou (Nungbi Khunao)
person: Graham Bower/ Ursula
date: 1937-1946
person: private collection
text: 4) "Cha" - Tangkhul girl's necklace. After marriage the more impoverished sell theirs to help the family finances. Wealthy people can afford to keep theirs. Bought in Nungbi Khunao; origin unknown; said to be made in Manipur. Ref. no. TW2. Price Rs 7.