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Longevity card given to guests at the 80th birthday of Eugene Kung in 2003.

People who attend a Chinese funeral service receive a white packet containing a piece of candy and a coin. The candy is to sweeten the bitterness of their loss and the coin is used to buy something sweet.

Round Chinese sewing basket made of woven bamboo, decorated with old Chinese coins, glass beads, and tassels.
Chinese sewing baskets were very popular in the United States in the early 20th century. Reasonably priced bamboo baskets were woven in…
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