Instrument [milking?]; CT78.788


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


h 6mm x l 142mm x w 22mm

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

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