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We strive to produce the best experience 
for our visitors and this will allow us to make our Science Centre better for years to come.

Quirt, D43.652

Physical Description

Horse hair. Rod made in 2 parts. Upper very rigid and covered with woven horse hair - yellow, cream and black. Cap at distal end brown and red to which is attached a treated hide thong loop (one end broken off). Black and white sleeve at other end with brown and white tassel. Lower rod flexible and covered with red, yellow, black and cream horse hair with sleeve of yellow, blue, white and studs. Tassel of red and black. Rod extends as loop below sleeve and consists of plaited hide. Though this is attached leather strips forming quirt.


From the: Sargood Collection


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 1180 x 45 x 25mm

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