Set of 5 steel tattooing instruments for drawing "

Made:
1880-1920
Set of 5 steel tattooing instruments for drawing Uli' on the body (mma Nwa Nwuli) also used in painting the body with

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Set of 5 steel tattooing instruments for drawing Uli' on the body (mma Nwa Nwuli) also used in painting the body with
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Set of 5 steel tattooing instruments for drawing "Uli" on the body (mma Nwa Nwuli) also used in painting the body with dyes from juices, Southern Nigerian, 1880-c. 1920; all 5 instruments identical, slight differences in size 17 cm between longest and shortest