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Beaded wood and leather quirt
Description Plains Indian quirt is probably Dakota; it 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
Beadwork
Creation Made by Plains tribe
Made in United States
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Subjects Collected by: Sanborn, John Benjamin Sr.
Made by Plains tribe
Made in United States
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Used by Plains tribe
Used in United States
Horsemanship
Indians of North America--Great Plains--Horses
Dakota Indians--Horses
Indian. Transportation. Land
Dates Creation: Date unknown
Content: Date donated
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 66.104.3