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Object Name Quirt
Date ca. 1880
Description Sawtooth wood quirt with brass tacks on both sides. Long leather thong with feather fragment. Very good patina on wood surface. Appliqued floral beadwork on wrist strap. Wrist strap may have been added later and may not be of Sioux origin.
Material wood, leather, brass tacks, glass beads, feather
Dimensions W-2.625 L-20.75 inches
Culture Sioux
Collection Blue Cloud Abbey-American Indian Culture Research Center Collection
Catalog Number 21.2013.15.0692