Kasaysayan ng Tattoo – Isang Maikling Kasaysayan ng mga tattoo at Katawan Art

Humankind has always tried to enhance their looks. Therefore, jewelery, mga damit at iba pang mga accessory naging naroroon mula noong panahon magkatawang-tao. One of the oldest ways of decorating oneself known to human kind was the tattoo. Here is a brief history of the tattoo.

Tattoos have been used for all kind of purposes ever since the dawn of time. Over the years, they have served as symbols of rights, symbols of rank and seniority or being juniors, symbols of spirituality, malasakit, religion, rewards and awards for bravery, amulets, talismans and security. Tattoos were also used as a symbol of punishments, being outcast, slavery and conviction. Tattoos have been one of the most frequently used body arts.

The word tattoo is derived from the Polynesian word, ‘tatao’, Literal na nangangahulugan upang i-tap o markahan ang isang tao. Salita ay likha sa pamamagitan ng Captain James Cook sa 1769. The original way of creating tattoos was definitely much more brutal than it is today. A sharp pointed comb would be dipped into lampblack and then moved around on the body. The fad then spread from the Polynesian and Tahitians to the Europeans.

Katunayan ng mga tattoo ginagamit hangga't 5,000 taon na ang nakalipas ay natuklasan ngayon. Modern archeology has found proof of tattoos being used in the Egypt, Roman, Greek and Japanese regions.

Greeks normal na ginamit ang mga tattoo upang ipahiwatig ang pang-aalipin. Ang Mayas, Incans at ang Aztecs ay kilala na gumamit ng mga tattoo. Tattoos were sometimes also used as a mark or symbol of belonging to a tribal group or tribe.

Tattoo ay nagkaroon iba pang mga gamit sa iba't ibang mga rehiyon. Tattoo sa Ehipto ay matatagpuan na mas maaga sa bago ang Pyramids ay ginawa. Ang Greeks ginamit ang mga tattoo lalo na upang magpadala ng mga mensahe sa pagitan ng kanilang mga spies. The Asian world used tattoos to denote a woman coming of age or her marriage. Japan ginamit tattoo para sa mga layuning pang-relihiyon at iba pang mga seremonyal mga layuning pang-. Tattoo ay ginagamit din upang mang-upat ang sekswalidad sa isang tao. Ang mga tattoo ng Japan ay inihanda sa pamamagitan ng mga kababaihan ng Borneo.

The women of Borneo were the first to use tattoos to denote the status and place in life of the owner of the tattoo.

Ang muling pagtatalaga sa tungkulin ng tattoo sa kanluran ay ang kagagawan ng William Dapher. Siya ay isang biyahero ng South Seas. He introduced a heavily tatooed Prince Giolo to the western world, known as the Painted Prince. Ang kanyang mga eksibisyon sa ibang pagkakataon sa nagbigay napakalawak katanyagan sa tattoos.A daang taon mamaya, naging sikat na ang tattoo sa Amerika. Ang Chatam Studio sa New York City ay itinuturing na ang lugar ng kapanganakan sa American style tattoo. The first tattoo machine in America was patented by Samuel O’Reilly. He had set up shop in the Chatam Studio area, then a haven for working class

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