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Object Name Saddlebag
Catalog Number 1935.8
Date ca. 1860
Material(s) Leather; glass; cork
Dimensions H-4.25 W-9 D-30.25 inches
Description This is a medical saddlebag. It has two stitched leather pouches connected by a hourglass shaped leather strap that goes over the horse. Each pouch has a flap with a leather strap and brass buckle. There are glass medicine vials in each pouch. Some have corks, some have paper labels, and some have medicine residue inside.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
Subjects Saddles
Leather industry
Medical aspects of war
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS