- Museum number
Ttwo similar tattooing instruments, consisting of pointed head made of bone set at right angles into wood shaft, bound with vegetable fibre.
- Production date
- 19thC (before 1876)
- Curator's comments
One of two items numbered Christy 9930. (Other is Persian bow-ring). These tattooing instruments given part-letters "a" and "b" by CDMS staff in 1982.
Register slip comment (later):
From Tokelau Group 300m. n. of Samoa.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Oc1876C1.19930a-b (old CDMS no.)
Miscellaneous number: Oc1876C1118.7