Saddle, Iron, gold, silver, copper, leather, wood, textile, Eastern Tibetan or Chinese

Saddle

Date:
possibly 17th–18th century
Culture:
Eastern Tibetan or Chinese
Medium:
Iron, gold, silver, copper, leather, wood, textile
Dimensions:
H. 10 in. (25.4 cm); L. 21 1/2 in. (54.6 cm); W. 11 1/2 in. (29.2 cm)
Classification:
Equestrian Equipment-Saddles
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1999
Accession Number:
1999.318
Not on view
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