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Pendant for Horse Trappings

Date:
15th century
Culture:
Spanish
Medium:
Copper alloy, enamel, gold
Dimensions:
H. 2 in. (5.1 cm); W. 2 in. (5.1 cm); Wt. 0.5 oz. (14.2 g)
Classification:
Miscellaneous-Badges
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1904
Accession Number:
04.3.384
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 373
The decoration of this and similar pendants in the Metropolitan Museum's collection (04.3.305, .326, .365, .371, .429, .437) includes heraldic arms, mottoes, and religious expressions. Originally, they were attached to the straps of a horse's bridle, reins, crupper, or saddle.
Ex coll.: Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, Duc de Dino, Paris.
Louisville. J. B. Speed Art Museum. "A Loan Exhibition of Equestrian Equipment from the Metropolitan Museum of Art," May 4–July 3, 1955.

Grancsay, Stephen V. A Loan Exhibition of Equestrian Equipment from the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Catalogue. Louisville, Ky.: Speed Art Museum, 1955. no. 52, ill.



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