Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Saddle with Saddle Flaps, Saddle Pads, and Stirrups

19th century
Wood, leather, lacquer, doeskin, silk, iron, gold
L. of saddle 15 3/4 in. (40.0 cm); Wt. of saddle 5 lb. 14 oz. (2664.9 g); L. of each stirrup 11 1/2 in. (29.2 cm); W. of each stirrup 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm); Wt. of stirrup 4 lb. 4 oz. (1927.8 g); Wt. of stirrup 4 lb. (1814.4 g); L. of left saddle pads 13 1/2 in. (34.3 cm); W. of left saddle pads 15 in. (38.1 cm); L. of right saddle pads 10 3/4 in. (27.3 cm); W. of right saddle pads 14 1/2 in. (36.8 cm); L. of seat pad 10 in. (25.4 cm); W. of seat pad 6 3/4 in. (17.1 cm); Wt. of saddle pads and seat pad (4 lb. 6 oz. (1984.5 g); L. of each stirrup strap 36 in. (91.4 cm); L. of each saddle flap 20 in. (50.8 cm); W. of each saddle flap 27 in. (68.6 cm); Wt. of saddle flaps 6 lb. 10 oz. (3005.1 g); Wt. overall 25 lb. 2 oz. (11.40 kg)
Equestrian Equipment-Saddles
Credit Line:
Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 378
George Cameron Stone, New York (by 1934–d. November 18, 1935; his bequest to MMA).
Grancsay, Stephen V. A Loan Exhibition of Equestrian Equipment from the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Catalogue. Louisville, Ky.: Speed Art Museum, 1955. no. 62, ill. (saddle and stirrups, 36.25.571a–c).

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