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Bridle, Breast Collar, Crupper, and Stirrups

Date:
probably 19th–early 20th century
Culture:
Tibetan
Medium:
Iron, gold, copper, tin, textile (silk), leather, yak hair
Dimensions:
Bridle (a); H. 19 in. (48.3 cm); W. with strap extended 37 in. (94 cm); W. of bit 13 1/4 in. (33.7 cm); breast collar (b); L. with strap extended 56 in. (142.2 cm); W. 20 in. (50.8 cm); crupper (c); L. 28 in. (71.1 cm); W. 18 3/4 in. (47.6 cm); stirrups (d–e); H. 6 1/4 in. (15.9 cm); W. 5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm)
Classification:
Equestrian Equipment
Credit Line:
Purchase, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Gift, 2003
Accession Number:
2003.230.3a–e
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, 236–239, no. 124, ill.

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