Artist Crow, Native American
  • Quirt
Date ca. 1880
Medium elk antler, rawhide, buckskin, glass beads
Dimensions Overall: 1 7/8 × 41 1/4 × 3 1/2 inches (4.8 × 104.8 × 8.9 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase with funds from the Mary G. and Robert H. Flint Foundation
Accession Number 2000.3
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
2000-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Penney, David W. Art of the American Indian Frontier. Exh. cat., the Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1993, no. 197.

Pohrt, Richard A. "Plains Indian Riding Quirts with Elk Antler Handles." American Indian Art Magazine 3, no. 4 (1970): 67, figs. 12a and b.