- before 1936 in China
Scissors, steel, Chinese
These small scissors are made of steel with fine sharp blades. It is believed they belonged to a physician and were used for delicate surgical procedures. The small engraved decorative work would make the scissors harder to clean. They could have been a haven for germs.
- Asian Medicine
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- scissors, ethnography (chinese), surgery (general) ethnography (chinese), scissors, surgery (general)
- furnishing and equipment
- tools & equipment
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