This knot will be in the ball part of the tassel and will help to make it round.
Taking up the cord of his dressing-gown, she pulled it by its tassel.
One hand, the left, is at rest; the other holds a tassel hanging from a girdle.
The pendent ornament called a tassel is a diminutive of Mid.
This extraordinary physiognomy was covered with a high cap, which had a tassel and bells.
This tassel is for catching the blood and preventing it from greasing the handle.
She returned his bow quietly, leaned forward and touched the colt with the tassel of her whip.
Do you mean Elizabeth March, who got the tassel prize this year?
Her hair was partly covered with a net of diamonds from which a tassel of immense diamonds fell to her shoulders.
With sharp scissors trim the edge of the tassel which now is complete.
c.1300, "mantle fastener," from Old French tassel "a fastening, clasp" (mid-12c.), from Vulgar Latin *tassellus, said to be from Latin taxillus "small die or cube," a diminutive of talus "knucklebone, ankle" (see talus (n.1)). But OED finds this doubtful and calls attention to the variant form tossel and suggests association with toss (v.). Meaning "hanging bunch of small cords" is first recorded late 14c.