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Side saddle, stirrup in trunk

Object Number: 
1953.86a-c
Date: 
1870-1910
Medium: 
Leather, wood, wool, metal
Dimensions: 
overall (in trunk): 24 1/2 x 20 1/2 x 28 3/4 in. ( 62.2 x 52.1 x 73 cm )
Marks: 
painted: center of lid: "CAM" stamped: bottom front of lid, on metal label: "MARTIN & MARTIN / LONDON - NEW YORK - PHILADELPHIA"
Description: 
Brown leather side saddle in trunk; saddle is thickly padded on obverse and lined with white wool, with metal stirrups and leather netting with fringe; dark brown trunk, the lid slopes down towards the front, leather handles on the sides and leather strap which fits around from front to back, with metal guards and lock fixture, trunk lined with white wool.
Gallery Label: 
This side saddle was used by the donor, Mrs. Martin E. Shelton.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Shelton E. Martin
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group