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Descriptions
metal 3340 rings 21 straps 19 brass 1442 sheepskin 11 iron 419 leather 2024 hand tooled 6 lining 101 rivets 29 silver 707 buckle 107 yellow 526 roller 2 ox bow light brown 11 stirrups 11 wood 4438
Names
saddle 94
Subjects
Diamond 223 rosettes 23 floral 651
Date:
ca. 1895
Dimensions:
overall height: 42 in, overall length: 26.5 in, overall width: 22.5 in, seat length: 14 in, cantle height: 5.5 in, cantle width: 13.375 in
Inscription:
Stamped on back of cantle: TRADE/MARK/G L/Co (o double underlined)/PORTLAND/OREGON
Remarks:
`Saddle, California-Oregon style, light brown leather. Hand tooled and stamped with bands of (design) bordered with rows of sawtooth edged circles on pommel, cantle, side jockeys, front jockeys, back jockeys, skirt and back edge of fenders. Stirrup leathers and front edge of fenders have tooled bands of (design) bordered with rows of sawtooth edged circles. Horn head has a stamped floral design and horn is overwrapped with 1" wide leather strap also wrapped around a leather strap connecting horn to left front of pommel. Stamped leather oval on each side of pommel - left has long leather strings, right has a 3/4" wide leather strap with brass buckle. Double rosettes on front and back jockeys have long leather strings; double rosettes on front and rear of side jockeys have short leather string. Stamped on back of cantle is a quartered circle in a diamond. Wood ox bow stirrups with brass binding riveted around outside, leather tread laced at bottom with leather thong and silver metal roller. Single five-eighths rigged with latigo straps tied around 4" iron rings. Yellow dyed sheepskin lining.
Accession Number:
1.69.809

Not currently on display


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