Bullwhip - ROM2018_16844_8



Maker: Unidentified Zulu maker
Medium:Leather and metal
Geography: South Africa
Date: early 20th century
183 cm
Object number: 971.166.338
Credit Line: Gift of the Toronto Diocesan Anglican Church Women
Not on view

This bullwhip made of braided cow leather, collected in South Africa by British missionaries, was used to control livestock in open fields. This type of whip is composed of a handle, a fall, and a cracker which increased the sound made by the whip.

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