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Description:
Ornaments on harnesses were originally charms to protect the horses from evil. By the 19th century all quality harnesses had brass decorations.
Place of Production:
Sanquhar
Materials/Media:
leather, brass, iron
Dimensions:
left to right: length 334mm, width 80mm; length 380mm, width 70mm; length 334mm, width 80mm
Source:
Sanquhar Tolbooth Museum
Digital Number:
SQAC003a, SQAC003b
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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