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buckskin wrapped handle
  • United States or Canada
  • buckskin wrapped handle, late 1800s–1980
  • Where object was made: North America
  • wood, buckskin, tin?
  • Object Length: 42 cm
    Object Length: 16 1/2 in
  • Gift of Ann and Britt Brown, Blackbear Bosin Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0443

This straight stick is covered with light-colored buckskin. The buckskin strip at one end has a hole in the end. The other end of the handle has a small buckskin flap and a tin cone.

This is possibly the handle for a riding whip.