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flogging paddle

Maldives, 20th century

 

 

flogging paddle

 

leather with metal (copper alloy) reinforcement studs and a wooden handle

 

length: 66,3 cm

 

Maldives

 

20th century, used

 

provenance:  collected in Malé, Republic of Maldives, by Jack Daulton


This is an implement used for corporal punishment within the Sharia-influenced criminal justice system of the Maldives.


The paddle is quite worn and weathered, with a large crack through end of the paddle, which is nearly breaking off.

 



detail showing crack through the end of the paddle:
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