Light-colored Rawhide Quirt with Hitched Horsehair and
Rawhide and Horsehair Quirt with Fringe

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Title

Light-colored Rawhide Quirt with Hitched Horsehair and
Rawhide and Horsehair Quirt with Fringe

Subject

Horsehair; Quirt; Rawhide; Leather; Tradition; Craft

Description

Rawhide and Horsehair Quirt with Fringe: Quirt or whip with brown and orange horsehair decoration Hitched quirt made of woven horsehair and braided rawhide. Horsehair has gold diamond-shaped design. Loose blond hair fringe is at end of horsehair pieces. Woven leather strap at one end and rawhide strips at other. Quirt is the darker, thicker one in the photographs.

Light-colored Rawhide Quirt with Hitched Horsehair: Braided rawhide quirt, or whip, with horsehair decoration. Handle is topped with a flower and paisley designed metal cap. Design on handle is of 2 larger diamonds of yellow, black, and red. Two smaller diamonds of same colors, one above the other, are between the larger diamonds on both sides. Strap is tooled leather. Lighter, thinner quirt in photo is this quirt.

Creator

King, Brett (Rawhide and Horsehair Quirt with Fringe)
Freeze, Jeff (Light-colored Rawhide Quirt with Hitched Horsehair)

Source

Light-colored Rawhide Quirt with Hitched Horsehair: Utah State Folk Arts Collection, 2005.11, ArtHaus
Rawhide and Horsehair Quirt with Fringe: Utah State Folk Arts Collection, 2005.10, ArtHaus

Publisher

Utah State Archives

Date

2005: Light-colored Rawhide Quirt with Hitched Horsehair
2005: Rawhide and Horsehair Quirt with Fringe

Contributor

Utah Division of Arts and Museums

Rights

Copyright All Years. Utah Division of Arts and Museums. All Rights Reserved.

Format

Light-colored Rawhide Quirt with Hitched Horsehair: 22 x 2 x 1.5 (in)
Rawhide and Horsehair Quirt with Fringe: 26 x 1.25 x 2.5 (in)

Citation

King, Brett (Rawhide and Horsehair Quirt with Fringe) Freeze, Jeff (Light-colored Rawhide Quirt with Hitched Horsehair), “Light-colored Rawhide Quirt with Hitched Horsehair and
Rawhide and Horsehair Quirt with Fringe,” Utah Folk Arts, accessed April 18, 2024, https://utahfolkarts.omeka.net/items/show/50.

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