Item Number: WC8708428
Category: Horse Collar
Period: 1875-1900 - ca. 1890
Materials: Native tanned hide, red wool trade cloth; multi-colored glass seed beads; brass bells.
Description: Decorative horse collar or martingale consisting of two straps and a central panel. The major design element on both straps and panel is a triangle in various colors and outlined with a row of white beads. Red wool cloth is used for background on the straps.
Dimensions: Length 31 inches 78.8 cm; Width 14 inches 35.6 cm.
Will Channing, 1980
Lessard Collection- SD 429
Epic Fine Arts Co./Masco Corp.
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