- Museum number
Armlet made from wicker ring, bound with fine strips of red-dyed split cane (?). Fringed with goats hair dyed (in horizontal strips) red and white; three lengths of black hair in between.
Height: 32 centimetres
Weight: 39 grammes
Width: 21 centimetres
Depth: 1.20 centimetres
- Curator's comments
See AOA CCAcquisitions 1872 - List of items presented by Dr James M Foster, Surgeon with the Assam Company. Nov. 21 1872.
... 29. Wristlet or armlet, about 20 are sometimes worn on the forearm. Jabboka Naga.'
Register comment: 'Jabboka Nagas, Assam. Mans armlet. About 20 are sometimes worn on the fore-arm. It consists of a wicker ring, the outer side fringed with long goats hair, black and yellowish white, the latter being dyed with bands of deep red. Pres. by Dr. J.M. Foster, Nov.21 1872.'
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: As1872C1.8300 (old CDMS no.)