Quirt

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Culture/People
Northern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)
Previous owner
John Jay White, Non-Indian, 1860-1923
Lender
John Jay White, Non-Indian, 1860-1923
Donor
Grace Hoffman White (Virginia Grace Hoffman/Mrs. John Jay White), Non-Indian, 1862-1937
Object Name
Quirt
Media/Materials
Wood, hide, hide thong/babiche, glass bead/beads
Techniques
Carved, wrapped, sewn, lazy/lane stitch beadwork
Object Type
Animal Tack and Animal Husbandry
Place
Lame Deer, Northern Cheyenne Reservation; Rosebud County; Montana; USA
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of John Jay White (1860-1923, a New York City banker and collector of Indian objects); lent to MAI by Mr. White in 1921; donated to MAI by his widow, Grace Hoffman White (Virginia Grace Hoffman, 1862-1937), in 1925.
Catalog Number
10/4495
Barcode
104495.000
See related items
Northern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)
Animal Tack and Animal Husbandry
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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