Tattooing instrument set, consisting of wooden too

Made:
1871-1910

Tattooing instrument set, consisting of wooden tool, with serrated bone, blade secured by fibre, and 2 worm eaten fibre brushes, from Gilbert Islands, King's Mill group, 1871-1910

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A19061
Materials:
bone, fibre and wood
Measurements:
brush: 10 mm x 310 mm x 36 mm, .02 kg
blade: 12 mm x 485 mm x 52 mm, .1 kg
type:
tattooing instrument sets, cosmetics (tattooing), ethnography (micronesian) tattooing appliances and ethnography (micronesian)