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Tonsure Scissors (Takrai) and Ceremonial Razor (Mit Khone) 1800-50. Scissors and a razor are used to cut the top knot of royal children during their coming of age ceremony (Sokanta). Gilded steel with inset glass, black coral and coloured enamel. Thailand, Bangkok.

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Tonsure Scissors (Takrai) and Ceremonial Razor (Mit Khone) 1800-50.  Scissors and a razor are used to cut the top knot of royal children during their coming of age ceremony (Sokanta).   Gilded steel with inset glass, black coral and coloured enamel.  Thailand, Bangkok.