Turuturu whata; 2010/3.038

Name/Title

Turuturu whata

About this object

The exact function of these wooden pegs is not known, but it is thought they may have been turuturu whata (weaving) pegs. These were placed in the ground a short distance apart and were used to support the garment as it was being woven.

Medium and Materials

Wood

Measurements

25H x 25W x 750D mm

Collection

Paul Thompson

Object Type

Weaving tools

Object number

2010/3.038

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