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Spurs

1998.387AB (RS22930)

Description

Pair of metal stirrups with leather straps; buckles.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1883-1889
Inscriptions
Imprinted on top of stirrup: ""RAMONCANO/ MEND--Z--""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
iron (metal)
leather
Object type
Land Transportation -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
Iron
iron (metal)
Leather
leather
Spur
spurs (costume accessories)
stirrups
Dimensions
3 3/4 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.387AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18349

Comments

equestrian items #

AvatarPosted by Fredricka B. Olson on January 15, 2012
Hello,

Thought I ought to mention that these are a pair of spurs, that go on ones boots. Not stirrups, which your feet go into.

Object Name Correction #

AvatarPosted by Nicole Chalfant on January 17, 2012
Thank you for your astute observation, Ms. Olson. I have made the change from "stirrups" to "spurs". I appreciate the notification.

Nicole Chalfant
Collection Manager
Historic New England