People performing crafts in front of a house

Scope and Content

B&W photographic print. 'Mongsemdi, or Mongsenyimti, is now a Chongli village, but the Mongsem first occupied the site. A woman is seated on a low stool on her sitting-out platform, de-seeding cotton. A man and a boy are weaving baskets, a task reserved exclusively for males. Various other types of basket can be seen in the picture. Behind the man is the woven screen used for closing the door at night.'

Access Information



Ethnic group: Naga

Ethnic group: Ao Naga

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

9.5 x 7 cm

Conditions Governing Use

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