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Whip, D43.1026

Physical Description

Handle made of three strips of leather (4cm wide) stitched around outer edge and held in place with 3 iron plugs. Proximal end perforated end leather thong handle threaded through. Loop of leather held in place at distal end by copper/brass plug, through this is threaded 2 strips of leather threaded around each other to hold in place. Long strip has metal plug at end, other end rotted.


From the Sargood Collection
Made from tug of harness, got from our forefathers crossing the Plains in early days, found by Old York.


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 985 x 40 x 10mm

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