Saddle (Gser Sga), Iron, gold, copper, wood, leather, textile (silk), varnish, Tibetan

Saddle (Gser Sga)

Date:
probably 19th–early 20th century
Culture:
Tibetan
Medium:
Iron, gold, copper, wood, leather, textile (silk), varnish
Dimensions:
H. 14 1/2 in. (36.8 cm); L. 25 1/2 in. (64.8 cm); W. 23 in. (58.4 cm)
Classification:
Equestrian Equipment-Saddles
Credit Line:
Purchase, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Gift, 2003
Accession Number:
2003.230.2
Not on view
La Rocca, Donald J. Warriors of the Himalayas: Rediscovering the Arms and Armor of Tibet. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2006. pp. 15, 85, 146, 214, 223, 234–239, no. 124, ill.