Quirt

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Culture/People
possibly White Mountain Apache (attributed)
Previous owner
Isabel Matthews Mason (Mrs. William Virginius Mason/Mrs. William V. Mason), Non-Indian, 1879-1973
Catherine Van Cortlandt Matthews, Non-Indian, 1876-1954
Object Name
Quirt
Media/Materials
Hide, wood, glass bead/beads
Techniques
Gourd stitch/Brick stitch/Netted beadwork , bead-wrapped
Object Type
Animal Tack and Animal Husbandry
Place
Arizona; USA
Date created
1880-1920
Collection History
Collection history unknown; said to have been in the collection of the Van Cortlandt family (of Croton-on-Hudson, New York) for several generations; inherited by Isabel Matthews Mason (Mrs. William Virginius Mason, 1879-1973) and her sister Catherine Van Cortlandt Matthews (1876-1954); acquired by MAI through an exchange with Isabel Matthews Mason and Catherine Van Cortlandt Matthews in 1942.
Catalog Number
20/5621
Barcode
205621.000
See related items
White Mountain Apache
Animal Tack and Animal Husbandry
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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