Portrait of a rich man and his wile

Scope and Content

B&W photographic print. 'A rich man and his wife. She is wearing an at-supri girdle, showing that her husband has given the full series of Feasts of Merit. It is made of dark blue beads. In addition, she wears a string of cowries over the girdle, as the wife of a man who has also given the feast called Akezu keza. Her husband shows off his wealth by wearing a very broad necklace of Eastern Angami (Chakhesang) pattern.'

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Ethnic group: Naga

Ethnic group: Eastern Rengma Naga

Ethnic group: Rengma Naga

Ethnic group: Pochuri Naga

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

9.5 x 7 cm

Conditions Governing Use

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