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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Wah Zha Zhi Osage 14 Central Plains 41
Descriptions
commercially tanned leather 19 elk antler 5
Names
quirt 51
Subjects
abstract designs 3 dots 30 figure on a horse weapon in hand circle sun design figure with war bonnet holding gun horse tracks human figures 4
Date:
ca. 1850
Dimensions:
L: 37.375 in, Diameter: 1 in
Credit Line:
Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. William D. Weiss
Remarks:
Transportation: Land Transportation. Elk antler handle with braided leather whip attached to one end; handle carved showing a group of four human figures and another group of eight; also a figure on a horse with a weapon in one hand next to a figure with a war bonnet and holding a gun; also represented are sets of horse tracks and dots along the top and bottom. Back carved in various abstract design including a concentric circle sun design. ---Pohrt 1982 Purchase Installment #1.
Accession Number:
NA.403.100

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