Crewing Oar

Collection Type

  • Transportation

Date

1900-1933

GUSN

GUSN-12671

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

Descriptive Terms

oars
leather
metal
wood (plant material)
Unidentified Metal
Leather
OAR, SCULLING

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Water Transportation Accessory

Dimensions

4.375 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1780

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
- probably