Plains beaded wood and leather quirt

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Titles Plains beaded wood and leather quirt
Description A Plains, possibly Dakota, quirt, circa an unknown date.Iit has a 14 inch long decorated wood handle with two leather lashes at one end, 16 and 20 inches. At the other end is a leather strap 19 inches long that is beaded with predominantly blue, green and white glass seed beads. The strap forks at the end and has tin jingle cones attached. It is backed with red cloth.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 14 inches length wood handle
16 inches length leather lash
20 inches length leather lash
19 inches length beaded leather strap
Nomenclature quirt
Materials wood (plant material)
glass (material)
tin (metal)
Creation Made by: Plains Indians
Made in: United States
Made by (possibly): Dakota Indians
Subjects Collected by: Sanborn, John B. (John Benjamin)
Used by: Plains Indians
Used in: United States
Indians of North America--Great Plains--Horses.
Dakota Indians--Horses
Indian. Transportation. Land
Dates Creation: Not later than 1918 (Date object was donated to the Minnesota Historical Society.)
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 66.104.3 (Accession Number)

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