paddle (water transport: accessories)

Lanceolate wooden paddle with a long blade half the length of the overall piece. The blade shows no sign of having ever been painted. The blade is set in line with one edge of the shaft, which is ovate in section and tapers gradually towards the butt, which terminates in a truncated conical pommel. Near the base of the blade, a small remnant of label is still glued on, although this is now illegible.

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