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Fetters

Description

Two iron "U" shaped forms joined by links of chain and an iron bar with loops at each end.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1880
Inscriptions
From a partial typed [illeg.] note tacked to the wall is: Horse Fetters, ...(?)/Hobbling Hor..(?)/Pastures .
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
iron (metal)
Object type
Animal Husbandry T&E
Descriptive terms
fetters (shackles)
HOBBLE
Iron
iron (metal)
Dimensions
42 x 6.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1161
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3377

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