The turban was said to be presented as dress of honour to every successive ruler or king.The eldest son of the family was generally declared as the king of the state after this ceremony.In Rajasthan this ceremony known as pag dastur.
Seth Purushottam Mavji Collection.
Textiles and Costumes of India
Cotton gold wrapped yarn resist dyeing
18th Century CE
Kuruppur,Thanjauvr District,Tamil Nadu
L: 110 ft