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Western Sidesaddle
1860-1890

Woman's saddle complete with slipper stirrup
This hand-stitched side-saddle was manufactured in the West sometime between 1860 and 1890, possibly in the Wyoming Territory. Fabric seats were added onto woman's western-style sidesaddles in this period. The slipper stirrup was probably manufactured in the eastern United States. The "double horns," to brace and support the legs, elaborately and individually carved skirts, and an absence of silver trim characterize this and other women's saddles manufactured in the western United States during the 1800s.

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21-1/4" long x 11-3/4" wide x 26-3/4" deep
Wood, tanned leather, copper alloy brads, natural fibers, textiles
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