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Razor

Object Number:2011-13-7
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Buddhist
Provenience: Sri Lanka
Date Made: 2010
Early Date: 2010
Late Date: 2010
Section:Asian
Materials:Steel
Plastic
Length: 23.3 cm
Width: 1.9 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mahinda de Lanerolle on behalf of the de Lanerolle Trust, Sri Lanka, 2011

Description

Hinged Razor: steel straight blade with black plastic tip, blue plastic case protects blade and functions as handle when opened. Logo on Handle/Case: Kashish. For use by a Buddhist monk. Part of the eight possessions of a monk known as atthapirika (atapirikara).

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