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Buffalo Bill Museum

Descriptions
rawhide 1018 wrist loop knots plaited 3 lash straps strap 27 Turk's head braided 95 leather 2024 loaded tan 66 handle 322 two-tone brown shot lead 87 fringes 12 short 14
Names
quirt 51
Subjects
numbers stamped
Date:
ca. 1900
Dimensions:
handle length: 18.25 in
Inscription:
top of strap is stamped: 9 5 4 7 (dipper shaped design with handle facing downward) 3.
Remarks:
Quirt, braided leather. Two-tone brown leather and tan rawhide plaited handle with brown leather Turk's head knots at both ends and in the middle - middle and whip end also have short leather fringes; handle is lead or shot loaded. Leather strap (1/2" wide) wrist loop with knotted ends. Lash straps (3/8" wide) single riveted through handle loop; top strap is stamped. Circa 1900.
Accession Number:
1.69.1807

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