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Quirt

Object Number:NA4995
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: North America
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Horsehair
Buckskin
Length: 93 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from E. M. Culver, 1916

Description

Horse riding whip made from dyed horsehair in black, white and red. Longitudinal zigzag designs are in white and red on a black background. One end has a horsehair handle to wrap around the rider's hand and the opposite end has two leather straps. The whip has two decorative tassels that do not hang from, but rather are part of the body of the whip.

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