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Drawstring

  • Place of origin:

    Lahore (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1867 (made)

  • Museum number:

    5912(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Drawstring of yellow silk thread in sprang technique, boths ends wrapped in metal wrapped thread and terminating in two circular knobs of red silk thread wrapped in metal-wrapped thread and green silk thread

Place of Origin

Lahore (made)

Date

ca. 1867 (made)

Marks and inscriptions

Paris Exhibition of 1867. / PUNJAB COLLECTION / IV.1012 / Name of Article, Girdle or Izarband / Locality, Lahore / Exhibitor, Chandhi [partially illegible] Mohamed Bux / Pounds 0 - 10 - 0
Paris Exhibition of 1867 label

Dimensions

Length: 91 cm half length, Width: 4.5 cm of root numbered part

Object history note

Transferred from India Museum 1879. Slip book entry 6027: 'Girdle / Lahore, Punjab / 1867 / Price 10 - / Original nos. 1012

Descriptive line

Drawstring (ezarband) for trousers, yellow silk in sprang technique, with two knobs at each end, Lahore, 1867; Accessories, Clothing, Textiles

Materials

Silk; Metal-wrapped thread

Techniques

Sprang

Categories

Clothing; Textiles; Bonita Trust Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project; Accessories; Parasol Foundation Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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