Today I was in Idaho city (I’m still on the road) and at the Idaho City Museum they had a couple of old snake whips. These were old snakewhips that has sewn covers. I’ve never seen one of these in person until today:
Here’s a close up of the top one:
Here’s a close up of the bottom one:
Both of them once had plaited points, but sadly they are gone. This style of whip is a part of American History that is long gone. I don’t think anyone makes a snake whip sewn cover. Also from the few old cowboys that I’ve met they all say that they used “black snakes” not bullwhips.