Northern Plains Wood Quirt

carved wood handle with warm and rich patina; rings augmented with red pigment and further decorated with brass tacks; braided leather lashing; wrist strap is thread-sewn and beaded using colors of red white-heart, pea green, dark and medium blue, rose, black, pumpkin, and white, length of quirt 15 in.; overall length 43 in.
third quarter 19th century


Hide thong on wrist strap attaching it to handle appears to be a possible replacement.

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
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