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What is the name of that Indian Accessory ?

I've seen this thing many times in Bollywood Movies or on shows and I have no idea what's the name for it. I'm talking about those long colorful strips of fabric hang on. Girls usually grab it and dance around it. Thank you for your help.
Picture here :

Also if you have more info such as the origin of it, the name of the dance that is related, I would be glad to know more :D Thanks

For learning: Hindi
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Category: Culture



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    These strips are nothing else but 'sarees'. This dance is known as Rasleela. Every state has its own way to do this dance. Refer this link for more information.

    I think I have got the answer, It is called "Aerial Silk".

    Aerial silk (also known as aerial contortion, aerial ribbons, aerial silks, aerial tissues, fabric, ribbon, or tissu, depending on regional preference)[citation needed] is a type of performance in which one or more artists perform aerial acrobatics while hanging from a special fabric. Performers climb the suspended fabric without the use of safety lines, and rely only on their training and skill to ensure safety. They use the fabric to wrap, suspend, fall, swing, and spiral their bodies into and out of various positions. Aerial silks may be used to fly through the air, striking poses and figures while flying. Some performers use dried or spray rosin on their hands and feet to increase the friction and grip on the fabric.

    Here is the link -

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