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Saddle, Saddle Pad, Stirrups, Rein, Stirrup Straps, Bit and Bridle, Breaststrap, Tassel, and Crupper

Date:
18th–19th century
Culture:
Tibetan
Medium:
Iron, gold, copper, turquoise, wood (fruitwood), leather (buckskin, doeskin), linen, silk, wool, hair (yak)
Dimensions:
saddle, H. 15 in. (38.1 cm); L. 23 1/2 in. (59.7 cm); W. 17 1/2 in. (45.1 cm); seat pad, L. 31 in. (78.7 cm); W. 24 in. (61 cm); stirrups, L. 5 1/2 in. (14 cm); W. 5 1/2 in. (14 cm); rein, L. 58 in. (147.3 cm); stirrup straps, L. 37 1/2 in. (95.3 cm); bit and bridle, L. 21 in. (53.5 cm); W. 10 in. (25.4 cm); breaststrap, L. 74 in. (188 cm); tassel, L. 16 in. (40.6 cm); crupper, L. 34 in. (86.4 cm); overall Wt. 19 lb. 14 oz.
Classification:
Equestrian Equipment-Saddles
Credit Line:
Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935
Accession Number:
36.25.583a–k
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).
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