Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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riding crop
  • Africa
  • riding crop, early 1900s
  • thread, buckskin, weaving
  • Object Length: 48 cm
    Object Length: 18 7/8 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3506

The riding crop is made of an unknown substrate covered with woven thread. The handle has brown and dark brown stripes and a short fringe at the end. The lash portion has dark brown and light brown stripes near the handle and brown and dark brown stripes for the remainder. The loop at the end is buckskin, covered with string. There is a second loop of lash material through the loop at the end. This loop is mostly light brown with thick dark brown stripes.