Harness bit

Object Number: 
INV.881
Date: 
1875-1950
Medium: 
Steel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 7 x 9 in. ( 5.7 x 17.8 x 22.9 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the side bars: "B. MANSFIELD/ NEW YORK"
Description: 
Steel pelham harness bit; ribbed bit with bulbous ends fitted onto two side bars with a large loops around the bit ends and two rectangles formed in the curved bars; loops at the front of the bars have hooks attached; arched crossbar across the back.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Walter Jennings
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group