Treasury tag

Treasury tag

A treasury tag or India tag is an item of stationery used to fasten sheets of paper to each other or to a folder. It consists of a piece of string, typically around 3 to 8 cm (1 to 3 in) long, both ends of which are held in the centre of a metal or plastic bar. Treasury tags are threaded through holes in paper made with a hole punch.

Tags with strings of various lengths are available for fastening quantities of paper of various thicknesses.


  • The OED for definition of India Tag, under India sense 6.
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