About this object

Horse's crupper (a leather strap that fits under the horse's tail) of stong brown leather straps with a double row of silver plated iron bosses. There are also ornamental spiral leather flaps on either side of the bit, the leather is padded.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Asia: Central Asia: Tibet [China]
  • Date made
    19th Century early
  • Materials
    Leather Skin; Iron; Silver; Pigment; Yarn Cotton
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased From The Tibet Society
  • Collector
  • Place collected
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: London
  • Date collected
    1964 before
  • Measurements
    737 mm x 214 mm x 19 mm; 29 in x 8 7/16 in x 3/4 in
  • Note
    Curator's note: The history file tells us that this item was sold by a Tibetan refugee, via The Tibet Society, for £2.0.0/-
Object view = Humanities
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