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Quirt, D43.651

Physical Description

Horse hair . Rod made in two parts. Upper very rigid and decorated with two rows of diamonds - multicoloured cap of red, green and yellow with two strips of hide attached. These are joined 50mm from the end with a multicoloured sleeve and tassel on each end. Other end upper rod has multicoloured sleeve and tassel. Lower rod flexible and covered with yellow, red and green cream pattern on black, Multicoloured sleeve and tassel below rod extends below rod extends below sleeve as hide loop (unplaited). Hide thong inserted through and held together with stud.

Provenance

Locality:
From the Sargood Collection

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 1120 x 71 x 50mm

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