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Catalog of bridles, saddles, saddle cloths, etc.

Great Britain, approximately 1814.
Physical Description:
24 leaves (some folded) : illustrations ; 21 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SF309.9 .C38 1814
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Paper bears the watermark of P[ine] & Thomas, 1814.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary green marbled boards.
Saddlery catalog by an unidentified British manufacturer, ca. 1814. The catalog includes bridles, saddles, saddle cloths, saddlebags ("valieces"), portmanteau, horse clothing, harness, shot pouches, shot belts, dram bottles, and officer belts. Printed illustrations and text are engraved throughout, with hand coloring. On pages for saddle cloths, there are 23 fabric samples (a 24th is now lacking). For each product, an item number and price is recorded in manuscript, in brown ink.
Subject Terms:
Bits (Bridles) -- Catalogs.
Harnesses -- Catalogs.
Horse blankets -- Samples -- Catalogs.
Horsemanship -- Equipment and supplies -- Catalogs.
Saddlery -- Catalogs.
Trade catalogs.
Textile fabrics -- Specimens.
Textile materials.

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