Riding whip

Object Number: 
1942.208
Date: 
1850-1920
Medium: 
Leather, textile, silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 35 3/4 x 1 in. ( 90.8 x 2.5 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on knob: "[illeg.]M H"
Description: 
Riding whip with handle composed of woven leather and silver knob chased and engraved with scrolling floral decoration at top and engraved initials; chased and engraved silver band separates handle from tightly woven lash made of textile.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, first initial engraved on knob is possibly an "L."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Adelaide Milton de Groot
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group