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  • Place of origin:

    lahore (made)

  • Date:

    1867 (made)

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

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

lahore (made)


1867 (made)

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'

Descriptive line

Drawstring (ezarband) for trousers, grey silk with silver tassels, Lahore, 1867; Costume; Accessories; Textile


Silk thread; Metal-wrapped thread; Glass beads


Sprang; Wrapping


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


South & South East Asia Collection

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