Harnesses

Ornaments on harnesses were originally charms to protect the horses from evil.  By the 19th century all quality harnesses had brass decorations.
Object no :
SQAC002n
Collection :
Creator :
Thomas Johnstone
Place of Production :
Sanquhar
Dimensions :
Top to bottom: length 1090mm, width 57mm; length 1090mm, width 57mm; length 380mm, width 70mm
Materials :
leather, brass, iron
Location :
NA
Related site :
Accession number :
NA
Copyright :
Dumfries & Galloway Council
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