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Pasta Kan-Quirt

Quirt

Native NamePasta Kan-Quirt
Object Number:45-15-1173
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cree
Provenience: United States of America
Montana
Culture Area: Great Plains Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Elk Horn
Metal
Skin
Fiber
Length: 30 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

Description

Quirt, elk horn handle studded with brass tacks. Lash wrapped above with red flannel, inserted in end and pegged in. Broad wrist band of blue flannel edged with grey-blue braid and with center strip of Rocky Mountain goat skin. Pasta Kan-quirt, waskasev ais-kan-elkhorn.

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