About this object

Whip made from a length of bamboo with a hole drilled at one end for knotted leather thong to slip over wrist. Attached with bound green leather at the other end is the whip, which is made from plaited leather which ends in two tails.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Asia: Central Asia: Tibet [China]
  • Date made
    19th Century
  • Materials
    Skin Leather; Bamboo
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    From the Collection of Colonel F M Bailey
  • Collector
    Frederick Marshman Bailey
  • Place collected
    Not recorded
  • Date collected
    1900 - 1928
  • Measurements
    490 mm; 19 5/16 in
  • Note
    Curator's note: Donated by the Hon. Mrs Irma Bailey. This was just one group of several significant donations made by Colonel and Mrs Bailey starting in 1953 with Liverpool's Tibet exhibition. Written by Emma Martin
  • Related people
Object view = Humanities
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