Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCQUIR1073

Category: Quirt

Region: Plains

Tribe: Cheyenne - Northern

Period: 1850-1875

Materials: Antler, red wool, leather, glass beads, brass tack.

Description: A scrapped elk antler with one line of rocker engraving near the tail, which is two pieces of leather wrapped in red wool cloth and held in the haft by a wooden peg. The beaded handle is threaded through the antler and a single brass tack is in the small end.

Dimensions: Antler length 14 inches tail length 16 inches


Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, pp 39

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