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Cord braided with red and yellow silk in a chevron pattern; large attached tassels of wooden core covered in yellow silk fabric, covered with metal-wrapped thread interwoven in a trellis design; embellished at base with silver strip round a cotton core; ending in hanging tassels of twisted red silk and metal-strip wrapped around orange silk thread.
Place of Origin
Length: 165 cm
Object history note
Transferred from the India Museum in 1879. Slip book entry 533: 'One pair of Tassels / Madras / for Paris Exh 1855 / Purchased by Mr Underwood / Yellow and Crimson silk cord - Gold tassels' (in pencil 'Dublin'
Cord with tassels, yellow and red braided silk cord with tassels of gold-wrapped thread and red silk, Madras, 1855; Textiles
Silk thread; Metal-wrapped thread; Wood; Cotton thread
Textiles; Costumes; Uniform; Parasol Foundation Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project
South & South East Asia Collection