This type of bead weaving is typical of the tribes from interior nagaland and is very rare.
Not only is the structure of the bead jewelry unique, even the designs and styles are untypical.
There is a piece of wood within the beaded cone. Probably worn on the hair.
Estimated to be from the early 1900s
This item has spent a lifetime being used for the purpose of its creation with the original artist/user.Signs of this life lived heartily may be present on the piece in the form of stains, thread loss, loose threads, holes, tears, color run and other imperfections.Therefore the condition must be assumed to be “not” perfect. More photos of such imperfections will be provided on request.
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