Plains beaded horsehair quirt

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Titles Plains beaded horsehair quirt
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
Materials glass (material)
horsehair
Creation Made by: Plains Indians
Made by (possibly): Dakota Indians
Subjects 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 (Accession Number)

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