DAO KNIFE

Naga - Konyak Tribe, Nagaland, India

Height : 69 cm    Age : beginning/mid - 20 th Century

Materials :
wood, metal, organic material, rattan, goat colored hair

These long knives were used by Naga warriors while headhunting. Red - Yellow  -Black colored goat hair is symbol of flames of burning enemy’s village.

Provenience :
obtained locally in 90’s of 20th century.

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