Saddle skirt

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Description Two pieces of a leather skirt for a western style saddle, circa 1865. The skirt is tooled with a large floral border in each corner and would originally have been attached to the tree and stirrups. Indentations from the cinch (a flat, narrow strap) and the tree of the saddle are visible at the center, with a large rounded indentation from the seat narrowing toward the pommel swells. See accompanying saddle 6839.1.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 28 inches length (6839.2.A, right side of skirt)
13 1/4 inches width (6839.2.A, right side of skirt)
29 inches length (6839.2.B, left side of skirt)
13 1/2 inches width (6839.2.B, left side of skirt)
Nomenclature Component (object part)
Subjects Used in United States
Animal Equipment
Dates Use: Exactly 1865
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 6839.2.A,B

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