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Snaffle Bit

Date: probably 6th century
Culture: Japanese
Medium: Iron, silver
Dimensions: W. of mouthpiece 5 in. (12.7 cm); L. of branches 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm); Wt. 8 oz. (226.8 g)
Classification: Equestrian Equipment-Bits
Credit Line: Gift of a Trustee of the Museum, 1917
Accession Number: 17.211.17

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