Quirt

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Culture/People
Meskwaki (Fox)
Previous owner
Me'c-ki'-gwe' (Mes-ki'-gwa'), Meskwaki (Fox) [Tama, Iowa]
Collector
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971
Object Name
Quirt
Media/Materials
Elk antler, hide, hide thong/babiche
Techniques
Carved
Object Type
Animal Tack and Animal Husbandry
Native Term
pu' thi' ti' e' gu'n
Place
Iowa; USA
Collection History
Collected from Me'c-ki'-gwe' (Meskwaki) in 1910 by anthropologist Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member) during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.
Catalog Number
2/7872
Barcode
027872.000
See related items
Meskwaki (Fox)
Animal Tack and Animal Husbandry
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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