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Quirt, D43.654

Physical Description

Handle only. Handle made of antler (elk horn - label). Elongated cone shaped, tapering to base - cut diagonally on one side. Base flat with large hole, perforation on either side, 3cm from base. No leather strips attached 13.5cm from proximal end handle perforated and threaded with leather thong to which is attached soft, 7cm wide hide band, hair attached in places and decorated with 3 strips fabric (2 red, 1 blue). Handle incised with 3 elks, 1 elk head, 1 bird, 1 wolf and zigzag pattern.

Provenance

Sargood Collection
Belonged to Henry

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 450 x 90 x 49mm

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