Rare and Unusual Sword, Assam (?) - 14337

This unusual sword is coming most probably from Assam area , hill tribes or nearby region. Single edge blade 21 inches long with brass round inserts. Wood handle partially covered with leather and with leather strips and colored hair tassels. Wood scabbard with brass and aluminum bands. Total length 27 1/2 inches. Very good condition. rare sword. Late 19 or early 20c.
I received a comment that this sword may be coming from the Mishmi people from Arunachal Pradesh, bordering Assam in India