Antique White Corded Pillow. Rowing began in Egyptian times and didn’t became a competitive sport until the early 1700’s when races were held on the Thames in London. Many rowing enthusiasts today favor wooden oars with bands of different colors. Oars are surprising light, each weighing approximately 2.5-3.5 lbs. The blades can vary in size and shape and need to be tailored to the rower’s skill level. A blade that is too small can cause a strong paddler to waste energy and cause unnecessary exhaustion. Providing an eco-friendly option in the marketplace, printed with water-based ink on 100% pure linen, and have luxurious down and feather filled cotton inserts. There is a strong YKK invisible zipper in the back of the pillow if the insert needs to be removed for cleaning. Recommended cleaning instructions for these indoor pillows are simply hand washing and line drying.