Plains beaded horsehair quirt

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Description A Plains, possibly Dakota, beaded horsehair riding quirt, circa an unknown date. The quirt has a metal ring, brass beads, and blue beadwork with red quilled tassels at one end, a horsehair middle, and blue beadwork with red quilled tassels at the other end. The quirt was collected at Fort Totten, North Dakota.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 26 inches length
3/4 inch diameter
Nomenclature Quirt
Beadwork
Creation Made by Plains Indians
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Subjects Made by Plains Indians
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Collected in Fort Totten, Benson County, North Dakota, United States
Horsemanship
Dakota Indians--Horses
Indian. Transportation. Land
Dates Creation: Not later than 1920
(Date object was donated to the Minnesota Historical Society.)
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 6021.1

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