Arts of the Americas
late 19th century
Henry L. Batterman Fund and the Frank Sherman Benson Fund
Prior to 1848, provenance not yet documented; by 1848, acquired by Nathan Sturges Jarvis; 1848, gift of Nathan Sturges Jarvis to the New-York Historical Society, New York, NY; 1937, loaned by the New-York Historical Society to the Brooklyn Museum; 1950, purchased from the New-York Historical Society by the Brooklyn Museum.
Horsehair whip, possibly Blackfoot from the Montana area made by braiding dyed horsehair over a rawhide base and handle.
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Possibly Plains. Whip, late 19th century. Horsehair, rawhide, 43 in. (109.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Henry L. Batterman Fund and the Frank Sherman Benson Fund, 50.67.38. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.50.67.38.jpg)
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