Instrument [milking?]; CT78.788

Name/Title

Instrument [milking?]

About this object

Instrument; a small, metal instrument consisting of a thin shaft which widens when a screw at the end is turned.

It is thought that this instrument could have been used to allow milk to flow from a cows teat in the event of it not being able to be milked normally.

Medium and Materials

processed material, metal

Measurements

h 6mm x l 142mm x w 22mm
Small

Subject and Association Keywords

animal culture, cattle, dairying

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

Object Type

occupation-based equipment

Object number

CT78.788

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