Leather Bridle

A bridle, for controlling a horse when riding, made from plaited lengths of leather, knotted together. There is a tasselled fringed sewn onto the section of leather that would have hung across the horses forehead.

Further Information

  • Type: Domestic equipment, Transport
  • Object: Leather Bridle
  • Materials: Leather, animal skin
  • Culture Group: Mandingo
  • Dimensions: 1600mm [L]
  • Production Date: Pre 1852
  • Associated Places: Unknown
  • Associated People: Fawsett, James [Year Acquired: 1852]
  • Museum: British Museum
  • Accession Number: BM:Af.1852.930.34

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