Sower, seed; CT80.1317j


Sower, seed

About this object

Seed sower; a tool for sowing seeds by hand. The sower consists of a canvas bag, attached to an iron frame which would be strapped to one's chest (straps missing). At one side is a turning handle which opens and closes an opening to the bag, thereby dropping seeds at intervals.

Medium and Materials

processed material, textile
processed material, metal, iron
organic, vegetal, wood


h 285mm x l 440mm x w 280mm

Subject and Association Keywords

agriculture, plant culture, field crops

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


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