Forensic Fashion
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>>1820 Qing zhīxiàn
Subject: 知縣 zhīxiàn mandarin as local magistrate
Culture: Sino-Manchurian
Setting: late Qing empire, China 19thc
Object: 刀 dāo sabers

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* Hanwei
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​* Manchester Museum > Lee Gallery of Chinese Culture
"Scabbard  Qing dynasty (1644-1911)  
Scabbards were used for carrying swords.  They hang from the hips of officials celebrating the emperor's long life."
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