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Western saddle
Description Western-style saddle, circa 1865. The saddle is tooled with a large floral border on the top of the cantle and rear housing, as well as on each fender and stirrup. The pommel swell and stirrup leathers are tooled in a basket weave pattern. The saddle has leather-wrapped wooden stirrups, a leather latigo (tie strap), a tall, narrow pommel swell and a wide, flat horn. See also the matching floral tooled saddle skirt, [ID 6839.2.A,B].
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 20 inches length pommel to cantle
9 inches length seat
17 inches width
11 inches height skirt to horn
34 inches height approximate
Nomenclature Saddle (seat)
Subjects Used in United States
Animal Equipment
Dates Use: Exactly 1865
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 6839.1