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Quirt Band

Object Number:45-15-1178
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Ojibwa (uncertain)
Cree (uncertain)
Provenience: North America
Culture Area: Northeast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Skin
Quill
Metal
Length: 37.5 cm
Width: 8 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

Description

For whip or bracelet. Elk skin, covered with fine quillwork in geometrical patterns. Two long tabs on each end, whipped with quill and hung with tinklers. Medium thong for fastening.

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