Tsungkotepsu, Warrior or Wealthy Man’s Body Cloth, Shawl

2010.01.0463

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Artifact Identification Tsungkotepsu, Warrior or Wealthy Man’s Body Cloth, Shawl   (2010.01.0463)
Classification/
Nomenclature
Personal Artifacts : Clothing : Outerwear
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Asia, South, India, Nagaland
Period/Date 2000
Culture Ao Naga

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 212 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 126 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) .3 cm
Weight 830 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Textile
Manufacturing Processes Weaving, Embroidering
Munsell Color Information N/A

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda

Kunz, Richard and Vibha Joshi, eds. Naga: A Forgotten Mountain Region Rediscovered. P. 106, plate 129.

Bibliography

Jacobs, Julian with Alan Macfarlane, Sarah Harrison and Anita Herle. The Nagas: Hill Peoples of Northeast India. Society, Culture and the Colonial Encounter. London: Thames and Hudson, 1990. Kunz, Richard and Vibha Joshi, eds. Naga: A Forgotten Mountain Region Rediscovered. Basel: Museum der Kulturen, 2008. Mongro, Kajen. Naga Cultural Attires and Musical Instruments. New Delhi: Concept Publishing, 1999. P. 62-67. Stirn, Aglaja and Peter van Ham. The Hidden World of the Naga. Munich: Prestel Verlag, 2003. P. 74.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Kieffer-Lopez Collection
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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