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Wooden paddle with brass embellishments of a sun and moon. Handle is tipped in brass on both ends. The wood has a red stain. Reverse side has Japanese characters. Purple cord and tassel attached to the handle. Paddle is used by referees to judge sumo wrestling matches.

Original Medium

Wood, Brass (alloy)

Size

37 cm x 16.5 cm x 2 cm

Origin

Japan

Date Information

undated

Artifact Number

M80-0067

Original Collection

Mike Mansfield Collection, Mss 65, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana.

Digital Publisher

University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library

Image Credit

Image credit: Mark Fritch, University of Montana

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