Riding whip

Object Number: 
1936.615
Date: 
ca. 1850
Medium: 
Textile, stone, gold
Dimensions: 
Overall: 32 1/2 x 1/2 in. ( 82.6 x 1.3 cm )
Description: 
Riding whip with tightly woven stem made out of textile divided into handle and lash with gold band incised with foliate pattern; additional gold band with same incised pattern at top, below orange stone knob; maroon tassel attached at top.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this riding whip belonged to the donor's grandmother, Katharine Ketchum.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Lena Cadwalader Evans
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group