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Saddle

Date:
ca. 1930s
Culture:
Eastern Tibetan
Medium:
Silver, gilt brass, copper, wood, leather, textile (silk)
Dimensions:
H. 13 in. (33 cm); L. 20 in. (50.8 cm); W. 15 in. (38.1 cm)
Classification:
Equestrian Equipment-Saddles
Credit Line:
Purchase, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Gift, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.427.1
Not on view
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Warriors of the Himalayas: Rediscovering the Arms and Armor of Tibet," April 5–July 4, 2006.

Pal, Pratapaditya. "With an Essay by Eleanor Olson." In The Art of Tibet. New York and Greenwich, 1969. pp. 129, 160.

Tucci, Giuseppe. Tibet: Land of the Snows. Centres of Art and Civilisation: 10. 2nd ed. London: Paul Elek, 1973. pp. 152–153.

La Rocca, Donald J. Warriors of the Himalayas: Rediscovering the Arms and Armor of Tibet. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2006. pp. 239, 242–243, no. 126, ill. p. 242.

La Rocca, Donald J. "Tibetan Warriors : The Challenges of Presenting the Warlike Side of a Peaceful Culture." In The Universal Heritage of Arms and Military History: Challenges and Choices in a Changing World, ICOMAM Conference, Vienna 2007. Vienna, 2008. p. 51, fig. 16.



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