The english word "Cummerband" also spelled "Cummerbund" derives from the Persian Word "Kamar Band" / Shervin Ostovar

The glory of Sasanian arts is not a concealed fact and different aspects of the arts of that era have been studied by researchers many times. However, if we review the researches made on clothing during Sasanian era, we will see that in no places there has been any particular mention of the belts and there are only few brief explanations on this part of costume. This paper is the result of a research made on this field and describes different belts during Sasanian dynasty by observing the historical subsequence of their development.

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