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Antique southeast Asian Hilltribe tattoo needle tool

Antique southeast Asian Hilltribe tattoo needle tool


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Folk Art: Pre 1920: Item # 1101055

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Several of the Southeast Asian hilltribes from the "Golden Triangle" region would practice tattooing as body art and religious ritual. This Burmese tattoo tool with the figure head was used to scratch the skin surface and apply the dye.