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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
Length: 224 cm
Object history note
Transferred from the India Museum in 1879. Slip book entry 6028: 'Cord and Tassels for girdle / Umritsur, Punjab / 1867 / Price 2 pounds - 4 / Original Number: 844'
Drawstring with tassels (ezarband, for trousers), braided red silk cord with tassels of metal-wrapped thread, Amritsar, 1867; Costume, red silk gold
Silk thread; Metal-wrapped thread; Wood
Costumes; Textiles; Accessories; Uniform; Parasol Foundation Trust Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project
South & South East Asia Collection