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Harness bit

Object Number: 
INV.886
Date: 
1875-1950
Medium: 
Steel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/2 x 11 3/4 x 3/4 in. ( 21.6 x 29.8 x 1.9 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on bit: "JH"
Description: 
Steel snaffle harness bit with two loops attached to an oval joint in the center; two rings on rods with loops at both ends attach to the bit; hooks fasten to the forward loops.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Walter Jennings
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group