Tobacco twist

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Tobacco Twist [Tupeka or torere]
It possibly was compressed twisted (like a rope) in long strip, so when come to use it, the end would be cut off. So small pieces would be pushed into the pipe, lit and smoked.
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Tobacco Twist [Tupeka or torere]
290 x 40mm
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Waikato Historical Society Collection
Courtesy of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
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