Coin sword

Title

Coin sword

Subject

Arts-Sculpture; Religions-Folk; National Identity-Currency

Description

Sword made of coins threaded onto a string. Said to have been hung over the cots of newborn babies to ward off evil spirits.

Date

1/11/2005

Contributor

Kucera, Karil
St. Olaf College

Rights

Materials may be used for educational, non-commercial purposes only.

Format

Image/jpg

Type

Still image

Identifier

soc000970

Coverage

China
China - Qing Dynasty 1644 - 1911

Physical Dimensions

1640 w x 1784 h, 180 ppi

Files

2620.jpg

Collection

Citation

“Coin sword,” Image Database to Enhance Asian Studies, accessed June 27, 2017, http://ideasasia.omeka.net/items/show/3533.

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