Side saddle, stirrup in trunk
Leather, wood, wool, metal
overall (in trunk): 24 1/2 x 20 1/2 x 28 3/4 in. ( 62.2 x 52.1 x 73 cm )
painted: center of lid: "CAM" stamped: bottom front of lid, on metal label: "MARTIN & MARTIN / LONDON - NEW YORK - PHILADELPHIA"
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.
This side saddle was used by the donor, Mrs. Martin E. Shelton.
Gift of Mrs. Shelton E. Martin
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.