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Shaffron (Horse's Head Defense)

Date: 16th–17th century
Culture: Tibetan or Mongolian
Medium: Iron, leather, copper alloy, shellac
Dimensions: 22 3/4 x 17 1/2 in. (57.8 x 44.5 cm)
Classification: Equestrian Equipment-Shaffrons
Credit Line: Purchase, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, by exchange, 2014
Accession Number: 2014.50

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