Sleigh

Object Number: 
Z.986
Date: 
1840-1880
Medium: 
Wood, iron, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 25 1/2 x 67 x 16 3/4 in. ( 64.8 x 170.2 x 42.5 cm )
Description: 
Wooden sleigh with hitch; body with rounded back and inward-curving dash, supported on two runners which curve upwards to form dash; three U-shaped suppports connect body with runners, with additional iron rods providing support; iron facings on runners; gently S-shaped hitch terminates in T-shaped handle; all painted black with gold striping. Two small metal bells attached to base of hitch with wire.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group