Patu aute; 684

Name/Title

Patu aute

About this object

Barkcloth beater with 4 flat surfaces on the head, 3 of which have longitudinal grooves. The handle is tapered and has had a modern hole drilled through.

Place Made

New Zealand

Medium and Materials

Kauri wood

Measurements

282 x 62 x 62mm (LWH)

Subject and Association Description

Pounders of this type were used in the preparation of tapa fibres when producing textiles.

Object Type

Textile working equipment

Object number

684

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