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Equestrian Equipment (Saddle, Stirrups, Bit, Harness, Saddle Seat, Saddle Pads, Saddle Flaps, and Dipper)

Date:
ca. 1700
Culture:
Japanese
Medium:
Wood, lacquer, gold, leather, iron, textile, silk
Dimensions:
Saddle: H. 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm); L. 16 in. (40.6 cm); W. 16 1/4 in. (41.3 cm). Stirrups (b, c): H. 10 1/4 in. (26.0 cm); L. 12 in. (30.5 cm); W. 5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm). Bit (d): L. 19 3/4 in. (50.2 cm). Harness strap (e): L. 37 in. (94.0 cm); W. 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm). Harness strap (f): L. 90 1/2 in. (229.9 cm); W. 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm). Harness strap (g): L. 108 1/2 in. (275.6 cm); W. 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm). Harness band (h): L. 30 1/2 in. (77.5 cm); W. 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm). Harness fringe (i): W. 31 in. (78.7 cm). Saddle seat (k): L. 42 1/2 in. (108.0 cm); W. 26 in. (66.0 cm). Saddle pad (j): L. 42 1/2 in. (108.0 cm); W. 26 in. (66.0 cm). Saddle flaps (l, m): H. of each 18 1/2 in. (47.0 cm); W. of each 26 in. (66.0 cm). Saddle pads (n, p): H. of each 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm); W. of each 14 1/2 in. (36.8 cm). Dipper (r): L. 24 in. (61.0 cm); Diam. of cup 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm)
Classification:
Equestrian Equipment-Saddles
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1932
Accession Number:
32.163.1a–r
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 377
Ex. coll.: Kametaro Hamano, Kokura, Kyushu, Japan.
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