Saddle

Object Number: 
X.374b
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Leather, metal
Dimensions: 
overall (folded): 20 x 23 x 22 in. ( 50.8 x 58.4 x 55.9 cm )
Description: 
Brown leather saddle with pommel and metal fittings, the saddle has a cover which slips over the back, fits the seat, and laces up beneath the pommel, there are stirrups on a stirrups strap, and a large metal ring with plaited horsehair ropes which wraps around the horse under the stomach and attaches to a large metal ring on the opposite side of the saddle.
Gallery Label: 
This saddle was used during the Civil War.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Henry O'Reilly
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group