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Object Name Rack, Harness
Catalog Number 1993.8.28
Maker J.L. Mott Ironworks
Date ca. 1860
Material(s) Wood; cast iron
Dimensions H-7 W-10 D-7.25 inches
Description This is a semicircular harness rack made of a cast iron frame. To make the rack, five bars were connected to semi circular front and back plates and wood half round pads are screwed to the outsides of the bars. The back semicircular plate expands into a decorative hanging plate with screw holes at either end and at the top of the arc.
Notes Collected by the donor from antique shops and barns, etc. in southern Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky over the last thirty years.
Collection George Underhill Collection
People J.L. Mott Ironworks
Subjects Jefferson County
Racks (Supporting devices)
Harnesses
Horses
Horse grooms
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS