Switch or fly-whisk

Switch used in Emir's court as a sign of power. It has a long leather handle with an attached leather loop hand holder at the top end. Attached from the bottom end of the handle by stitching are long strands of natural fibres that have been dyed in green and red colours.
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Natural Fibres and Leather
932 mm Length
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Collection of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
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