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Catalog Number X1986.01.22
Object Name Razor
Dimensions W-1.25 L-6 inches
Date 1865-1895
Notes Chinese razor has steel blade; .25" wide along top. Blade is hinged with a pin thru a metal sleeve so it folds into the smooth round wooden handle.

According to Winston Zai-Yang Li (a professor at the Cate School) this style of razor is still used by people living in the Chinese countryside.
Search Terms China
Historical