Betel Chewing: Leaf Holders, Lime Containers, and Other (Paraphernalia) ( 000059)
Thailand Cutter Iron
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Private collection

The shape of this 20th century iron betel cutter is typical of those made in Thailand (L=18 cm). The hinge is in the form of the head of a mythical creature with a crest; the lower jar and the crest move when the cutter is used.