Saddle and bridle

Object Number: 
1919.24
Date: 
1820-1860
Medium: 
Leather, wood, iron
Dimensions: 
Overall (saddle): 36 x 20 x 15 in. (91.4 x 50.8 x 38.1 cm) Overall (bridle): 50 x 8 x 3 in. (127 x 20.3 x 7.6 cm)
Marks: 
stamped: in shield-shaped plate at front of seat: "11 1/2IN/SEAT" typed: tag attached to object: "McCLELLAN SADDLE/USED DURING CIVIL WAR/(1861-1865) BY JOHN/HENRY GARRISON/HOSPITAL STEWARD, Co. 4,/1st NEW YORK LINCOLN/CAVALRY"
Description: 
Leather covered wood saddle with iron hardware and wood stirrups; leather and iron bridle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Grace A. Garrison
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group