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Saddle with Saddle Flaps, Saddle Pads, and Stirrups

Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japanese
Medium:
Wood, leather, lacquer, doeskin, silk, iron, gold
Dimensions:
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)
Classification:
Equestrian Equipment-Saddles
Credit Line:
Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935
Accession Number:
36.25.571a–l
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).
Louisville. J. B. Speed Art Museum. "A Loan Exhibition of Equestrian Equipment from the Metropolitan Museum of Art," May 4–July 3, 1955, no. 62.

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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