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Physical Description

Horse hair. Rod made in two parts. Upper very rigid and covered with predominantly black horse hair weaving - small amount yellow at sleeve. Sleeve yellow and red with brown tassel. Cap on proximal end of red and yellow. Hide thong loop attached for hand grip. Lower rod flexible and covered with multicoloured horse hair weaving. Sleeve at end of cream and yellow with studs and red tassel below. Rod extends as loop below sleeve and consists of plaited hide. Through loop is inserted the hide thong.

Provenance

Locality:
From the: Sargood Collection

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 1000 x 55 x 50mm

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