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Title: Tattoo needle

Accession Number: 1947.1440
Category: JAPANESE ITEMS
Type: tattoo needle
Maker:
Place: Japan
Date:
Materials: wood; ivory(?); metal; textile
Description: Wooden handled tattoo needle with carved bone or ivory butterfly at end. Six needles at working end.

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