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Crewing Oar

1971.1780 (RS118396)

Description

Shaped wooden oar, stained brown. Round handle wihich flattens into a rectangular paddle head. Paddle has a metal plate tacked along the front side, following the contour of the head. Leather band tacked around the shaft forms a handhold.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1933
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
leather
metal
wood (plant material)
Object type
Water Transportation Accessory
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
leather
Leather
metal
OAR, SCULLING
oars
Unidentified Metal
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
4.375 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1780
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12671

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