Quirt

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Culture/People
Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)
Previous owner
Edward Borein, Non-Indian, 1873-1945
Seller
Lucille E. Borein (Mrs. Edward Borein), Non-Indian, 1882-1967
Object Name
Quirt
Media/Materials
Animal Bone, hide, brass tacks/bosses, commercially tanned leather, feather/feathers, porcupine quills
Techniques
Wrapped, incised, perforated, studded, quill-wrapped (flat)
Object Type
Animal Tack and Animal Husbandry
Place
Montana or Alberta; USA, Canada (inferred)
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Edward Borein (1873-1945, a Western artist and collector); purchased by MAI from his widow Lucille E. Borein (1882-1967) in 1945.
Catalog Number
20/7763
Barcode
207763.000
See related items
Niitsitapii (Blackfoot/Blackfeet)
Animal Tack and Animal Husbandry
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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