Riding whip

Object Number: 
1942.520
Date: 
1860-1889
Medium: 
Textile, silver, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 38 1/2 x 3/4 in. ( 97.8 x 1.9 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: tip of handle: "H.M.G." stamped: on brass collar: "[illeg.]28"
Description: 
Riding whip with tapered stem of tightly woven textile painted black with dark red braided tip; silver spiral gadrooned handle with monogram and brass collar.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, "H.M.G" stands for Helen Miller Gould (Mrs. Jay Gould), nee Helen Day Miller (d. 1889).
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Mr. & Mrs. Finley Johnson Shepard
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group