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are traditional shawls with a distinctive pattern (primarily in red and black wool) made by various Naga
The term Naga people refers to a conglomeration of several tribes inhabiting the North Eastern part of India and north-western Burma. The tribes have similar cultures and traditions, and form the majority ethnic group in the Indian state of Nagaland...
tribes from Nagaland
Nagaland is a state in the far north-eastern part of India. It borders the state of Assam to the west, Arunachal Pradesh and part of Assam to the north, Burma to the east and Manipur to the south. The state capital is Kohima, and the largest city is Dimapur...
India , officially the Republic of India , is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by geographical area, the second-most populous country with over 1.2 billion people, and the most populous democracy in the world...
There are efforts underway now to recognise this type of textile material with a Geographical indication
A geographical indication is a name or sign used on certain products which corresponds to a specific geographical location or origin...
- http://ignca.gov.in/craft256.htm Interesting coverage of a variety of Naga textile and other crafts.
- http://www.craftandartisans.com/tribal-textiles-of-nagaland.html Tribal textiles of Nagaland