Posts Tagged ‘naga shawls’

angami naga man | naga shawls

December 2, 2017

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Naga Street Style. Man on street wearing an Angami Naga shawl.

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Kohima, Nagaland.

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Indian Street Style (Naga Shawl) | AnOther Loves

December 1, 2015

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Indian Street Style (man wearing an Angami Naga shawl). On AnOther Loves.

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Kohima, Nagaland.

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Tsakü Khwü (forever young) | Naga Shawls

July 11, 2015

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“I am wearing a Tsakü Khwü(forever young) Shawl. It’s a unisex Chakhesang traditional shawl usually worn by young people.” – Kuvelu Tetseo from Tetseo Sisters.

Kohima, Nagaland. January 2015.

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Sema Naga | Naga Shawls

December 14, 2014

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Sema Naga man.

January 2013. Kohima, Nagaland.

Yimchunger Naga | Naga Shawls

December 14, 2014

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Yimchunger Naga man.

December 2014. Hornbill Festival, Nagaland.

Chakhesang Naga | Naga Shawls

May 15, 2014

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Kuvelu Tetseo in Chi pi Khwu – the chief of chiefs’ shawl or the shawl of merit.

“Traditionally, it’s only to be worn by someone who has done something extraordinary or honorable.

In the old days, only a married couple who held the feast of merit for the entire village could wear this shawl. The rows of patterns are added in batches after consecutive feasts, and the embroidery on each set of patterns is stitched within a day before the sunset.

We wear it during our performances when we are representing our state or tribe. It generates curiosity and works as a conversation starter.”

Inputs from Mercy Tetseo.
Photographed at the night market in Kohima in December 2012.

Angami Man | Naga Shawls

May 13, 2014

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Angami Naga Man.

Photographed in December 2012 at the Hornbill Festival.

Ao Naga | Naga Shawls

March 11, 2014

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Ao Naga men.

Photographed in January 2013 in Mokokchung/Kohima.

Rengma Naga | Naga Shawls

March 5, 2014

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Rengma Naga Man.

Photographed in December 2012 at the Hornbill Festival.