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Title: Tattoo needle

Accession Number: 1947.1438
Category: TOOLS - TATTOOING
Type: tattoo needle
Maker:
Place: China (?)
Date:
Materials: bone; ivory; wood; metal; textile
Description: Ivory handled tattoo needle with a swirled abstract design. The needle consists of 5 needles at its working end. Possibly of Chinese origin.

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