Brush, clothes; [?]; Early 20th Century; CT78.609


Owaka Museum and Catlins Information Centre Wahi Kahuika - the Meeting Place – a rest on your journey.


Brush, clothes

About this object

Clothes brush; a wooden brush with stiff natural-coloured bristles. The top is carved with five grooves and has been lightly varnished. According to the original catalogue entry, this brush dates to before World War One and was brought to the district by its owner in 1914, the day the war broke out.



Date Made

Early 20th Century

Place Made


Medium and Materials

organic, vegetal, wood;
organic, animal, hair.


h 41mm x l 213mm w 62mm

Subject and Association Keywords

manners and customs, personal beauty

Subject and Association Keywords

technology, home economics, the house

Credit Line

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

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