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Belt

  • Place of origin:

    India (made)

  • Date:

    c.19th century (made)

  • Museum number:

    IPN.1127

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Belt, red leather backing with attached overlay of woven cotton and metal wire, with two horizontal red silk thread; at one end three oval brass buttons with loops, at the other end a brass buckle.

Place of Origin

India (made)

Date

c.19th century (made)

Dimensions

Circumference: 90 cm, Width: 9 cm

Object history note

Transferred from the India Museum in 1879.

Descriptive line

Belt for a uniform, red leather with overlay of woven cotton and metal wire, with bands of red silk thread; three brass buttons with loop fastenings and brass buckle, India, 19th century; Uniform; Textiles; Accessories

Materials

Leather; Metal strip; Silk thread; Brass

Techniques

Weaving

Categories

Uniform; Costumes; Accessories; Textiles; Parasol Foundation Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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