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Plains beaded wood and leather quirt
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.
Content Category: artifacts
14 inches length wood handle
16 inches length leather lash
20 inches length leather lash
19 inches length beaded leather strap
wood (plant material)
Made by: Plains Indians
Made in: United States
Made by (possibly): Dakota Indians
Collected by: Sanborn, John Benjamin Sr.
Used by: Plains Indians
Used in: United States
Indians of North America--Great Plains--Horses.
Indian. Transportation. Land
Creation: Not later than 1918 (Date object was donated to the Minnesota Historical Society.)
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66.104.3 (Accession Number)