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Bridle, D43.1028

Physical Description

Horse fitting in three parts. All are plaited horsehair with yellow and black stripes. One part is a length of plaited horse hair which joins to another length (via a loop in the centre). Each end of this length terminates in red and dark brown tassels. Another part is the head fitting comprised of a headpiece, brow band and throatlatch. Two loops for the bit attachment. Also a loop of plaited horse hair which is tied together with a loop of leather thong.


From the Sargood Collection


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Length with tassels): 1990 x 70 x 40mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Bridle): 170 x 650 x 120mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (c - Loop with leather): 680 x 110 x 20mm

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