Quirt

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Culture/People
Sac and Fox (Sauk & Fox)
Previous owner
Joe Carter, Sac and Fox (Sauk & Fox)
Collector
Chief William M. Skye (Bill Skye), Peoria, 1868-1923
Hope M. Fulbright, Non-Indian, 1876-1949
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971
Object Name
Quirt
Media/Materials
Wood, hide, hide thong/babiche
Techniques
Carved
Object Type
Animal Tack and Animal Husbandry
Native Term
pu' si i yia" hi gun
Place
Oklahoma; USA
Collection History
Collected from Joe Carter (Sac and Fox) in 1909 by anthropologist Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member), assisted by Chief William M. Skye (Peoria, 1868-1923) and Hope M. Fulbright (1879-1949), during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.
Catalog Number
2/5029
Barcode
025029.000
See related items
Sac and Fox (Sauk & Fox)
Animal Tack and Animal Husbandry
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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