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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:
Top to bottom: length 1090mm, width 57mm; length 1090mm, width 57mm; length 380mm, width 70mm
Source:
Sanquhar Tolbooth Museum
Digital Number:
SQAC002n
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council