Grass Dance whip - ROM2005_5172_1

ROM2005_5172_1

Grass Dance whip

Maker: Blackfoot (Blood)
Medium:Wood, hide, metal tacks, eagle feathers, silk, hair, fur, paint
Geography: Kainai Reserve, Alberta, Canada
Date: c. 1900
Dimensions:
49 × 132 × 5.5 × 1.7 cm
Object number: 912.40.38
Credit Line: Gift of Sir Edmund Walker
On view
Gallery Location:Daphne Cockwell Gallery dedicated to First Peoples art & culture
DescriptionWhip used in the "Grass Dance" by the whip man to exhort participants to dance.
Cataloguer: Arni Brownstone
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