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Areca Nut Cutter

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Native Name:
Kankrai
Object Number:
96-14-10
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Thai
Provenience:
Thailand
Phimai
Date Made:
1995-1996
Early Date:
1995
Late Date:
1996
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Iron
Technique:
Engraved
Description:
Iron Areca Nut cutters. Scissor-like. Blade inserts into end of handle and is pinned. Sharp edge of blade meets at groove along handle. Engraved double lines at center and end.
Credit Line:
Museum Expedition; Jennifer Lane White (Asian Section Keeper)

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Creating the Quid: Betel Chewing Paraphernalia from Asia and the Pacific (05 Apr 1997 - 31 Dec 1997)
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