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A Naga Head/Hair Adornment

A Naga Head/Hair Adornment


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: Himalayas: Pre 1920: Item # 1260063
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This ornament is from the Phom tribe or sub-group Nagaland, North-Eastern India. There are over twenty subgroups who make up the Naga Ethnic Group. Made of a string of glass beads and two thick discs fashioned from sea shell. Overall shows great wear of use. REF: Julian Jachobs The Nagas Hill Peoples of Northwest India The Nagas Grata Somare and Leonardo Vigorelli