armlet (arm ornament)

One of two basketry armlets, not an exact pair in design. Made of a band of plain twill basketry dyed red on one side and woven with yellow orchid stem strips. The yellow strips woven into the red so as to form a large zig-zag pattern (with `A’ shapes), with a small band of yellow zig-zags above and a band of yellow lozenges below. Part of a Naga man’s costume.

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