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  • Place of origin:

    Amritsar (Probably (part of matching group with 5922(IS)), used)

  • Date:

    1867 (made)

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Cord of braided red silk end in two knobs of silk and metal-wrapped thread; one tassel attached by loops at each end. Tassels of wood core wrapped with silk cloth, covered with metal-wrapped thread and silk in a chevron design, finished by dangling tassels of metal strip wrapped around yellow silk core.

Place of Origin

Amritsar (Probably (part of matching group with 5922(IS)), used)


1867 (made)


Length: 224 cm

Object history note

Transferred from the India Museum in 1879. Part of a matching group of 4 drawstrings, one of which labelled as 5923(IS)

Descriptive line

Drawstring with tassels (ezarband, for trousers), probably Amristar, probably 1867; Costume


Silk thread; Metal-wrapped thread; Wood




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


South & South East Asia Collection

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