THE JOHN HENRY KILBUCK COLLECTION
Oar

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Collection John Henry Kilbuck Collection
Date 1885 ca.-1911 ca.
Description Wooden oar head with tip made of ivory. It appears that the head was assembled by connecting three pieces of wood together and then attaching the ivory tip. The end that would attach to the handle is very narrow and it gets wider until nearing the tip. Iron nails can be seen on both sides of the object.
Dimensions W-13.5 L-32.75 inches
Category 7: Distribution & Transportation Artifact
Home Location White Display Case Storage/Myers Library
Object ID 1911.178
Object Name Oar
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