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2014.3.1.Paddle

Wooden Paddle

Wooden paddle possibly used for stirring laundry. Evidence of much use.‚Äč

43 1/2” long, 2 5/8” wide at widest point

Estimated age: unknown

Object # 2014.3.1. Purchase



What visitors say

Thank you so much for leading us on a guided tour of the Joel Lane House! I had no idea that the kitchen was separate from the main house, and how different the two are. I had always assumed that the most dangerous job for a slave was in the fields, but your expertise showed me that the kitchen (because of the heat and potential for fire) was actually the most dangerous for a slave woman…

Maggie