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: 'deo-moni' necklaces
medium: notes
person: Graham Bower/ Ursula
date: 1937-1946
person: private collection
text: When a man buys a new necklace he puts it round the neck of a "lao" (gourd) for a few minutes before putting it on for the first time.