Woven horse hair rope with red wool cloth decorated ends. Rope weaving is formed of eight tightly twisted strands with two edges formed of each color.

qoq̉áalx̣nım húukux t̉éewtes

Nez Perce
ca. 1820 – 1845

Interpretive text from Nimiipuu Tribal Committee:
"Ropes such as this, were constructed out of a variety of materials, including: rawhide, bison hair, and horsehair. The Nimiipuu were known for being able to use these type of ropes to lasso wild horses, from distance while galloping in pursuit."

Horse hair, glass beads, sinew, hide. L 1102, W 1 cm
Nez Perce National Historical Park, NEPE 8743