Harnesses (1)

Ornaments on harnesses were originally charms to protect the horses from evil. By the 19th century all quality harnesses had brass decorations.
Object no :
SQAC003a, SQAC003b
Collection :
Creator :
Thomas Johnstone
Place of Production :
Dimensions :
left to right: length 334mm, width 80mm; length 380mm, width 70mm; length 334mm, width 80mm
Materials :
leather, brass, iron
Location :
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Copyright :
Dumfries & Galloway Council
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