Betel Chewing: Leaf Holders, Lime Containers, and Other (Paraphernalia) (000040)
Thailand Leaf Holder Silver  
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Private Collection

An early 20th century silver triangular-shaped holder for betel leaves (H=12 cm). The surface of the body is divided into vertical registers and decorated with alternating geometric and floral motifs and bands of geometric patterns and beading at the mouth and base.