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China 1926 Cavanders Old Cigarette Card Ancient Chinese Man Coat Mirror Bamboo 5Vintage Old Small Cigarette Card. 3.5cm x 6.7cm. 1926. Cavanders Ltd London Established 1775. China. Ancient Chinese. No. 5. Ethnic Life. Costumes. The Following method is adopted by the Chinese to prevent the death of a sick man. A coat recently worn by him is suspended on a two-foot measure, a metallic mirror is tied above the coat, and the coat and mirror are tied amongst the green leaves of a bamboo. One of the family stands with this while the priest repeats incantations to cause the sick man's spirit to enter the coat.
Publisher: Cavanders Ltd London