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Object Name Bit, Bridle
Catalog Number 1993.8.391
Date ca. 1900
Material(s) Wrought iron; cast iron
Dimensions H-1.875 W-5.5 D-12 inches
Description This is an iron breaking bit. On either side is a cast iron serpent design and the slobber bar is a series of joined circles. The sides have been enameled black by the donor. There are iron spurs on the tounge plate.
Notes Collected by the donor from antique stores, barns, etc. in southern Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky over the last thirty years.
Collection George Underhill Collection
Subjects Bridles
Horses
Horseback riding
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS