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Physical Description

Horse hair. Rod made in 2 parts. Upper very rigid and covered with woven horse hair, patterned with circle of four multicoloured diamonds on black. Cap - multicoloured at proximal end with hide thong loop attached. Other end has multicoloured sleeve and tassel. Lower rod flexible and covered with brown/cream and various in between shades of woven horse hair. Black sleeve and multicoloured tassel. Hide loop extends below sleeve and though this is inserted a hide strap held together with hide.

Provenance

Locality:
From the: Sargood Collection

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 960 x 65 x 40mm

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