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  • Place of origin:

    Lahore (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1867 (made)

  • Museum number:


  • 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)


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


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


Silk; Metal-wrapped thread




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


South & South East Asia Collection

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