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November 7, 2015 10:00 AMCalender

Central Plains Tacked Wood Quirt with Original Wrist Strap

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Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2862BLocation: BostonDate / Time: November 07, 2015 10:00AM


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.
Estimate $18,000-22,000

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