Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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riding crop
  • United States
  • riding crop, mid 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • wood, antler, metal, string, varnish
  • Object Length/Width: 40 x 11 cm width of handle
    Object Length/Width: 15 3/4 x 4 5/16 in width of handle
  • Gift of Mrs. Tobi Jones and Mr. Ed Heplor
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1293

The wooden riding crop is covered in a natural colored woven string. The handle is made of antler and attached with a metal band. The opposite end shows the bare wood and probably attached to a bit of leather.