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Drawstring (ezarband) of grey silk in sprang technique with an integral tassel at each end. Tassels wrapped with metal-wrapped thread, with central section wrapped in diamond pattern, bordered by green glass beads. The final section of the tassel is made up of seperately wrapped, joined strands of silk.
Place of Origin
Marks and inscriptions
Paris Exhibition of 1867 / PUNJAB COLLECTION / Name of Article [unintelligable]13 girdle / Locality, Lahore / Exhibitor, Mohamed Bux / Price, [pounds] 0.7-0
Paris Exhibition 1867 label attached by thread
Length: 212 cm
Object history note
Transferred from the India Museum in 1879. Slip book entry 6315: 'Girdle / Lahore, Punjab / Price 7 - 0 / 1867 / Original nos 1013 / Grey silk net with silver tassels'
Drawstring (ezarband) for trousers, grey silk with silver tassels, Lahore, 1867; Costume; Accessories; Textile
Silk thread; Metal-wrapped thread; Glass beads
Costumes; Accessories; Textiles; Clothing; Parasol Foundation Trust Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project
South & South East Asia Collection