paddle (water transport: accessories)

Wooden paddle. Wood stained reddish-brown; cylindrical shaft with T-shape termination; flat blade of elongated bell shape; bands of decoration at end and middle of shaft; juncture with blade more heavily decorated with incised designs of diamonds, triangles and dentate motifs; incised lines run length of blade. Accompanying label from donor says 'two lady's paddles', but possibly models? Pair with 1970.320.

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