American Indian & Ethnographic Arts
Central Plains Tacked Wood Quirt with Original Wrist Strap, c. 1860, the scalloped-edge quirt decorated on both sides with brass tacks, the buffalo hide strap with red trade cloth and black and white seed beads, dark patina, handle lg. 18, wd. 2 3/8 in.
Provenance: A private New England collection.
Literature: Eye of the Angel, Selections from the Derby Collection, p. 76.
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