Horse Bells

Description
Twelve latten bells in graduated sizes attached to a single stitched leather strap by iron toggles; iron buckle at both ends. Plain castings; some scribed. Iron clappers differ; missing from two large bells at middle. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
bells, strap of
Object Type
sleigh bells
Physical Description
brass (bells material)
iron (clappers; hardware material)
leather (strap material)
Measurements
overall: 2 1/2 in x 49 1/8 in x 2 3/8 in; 6.35 cm x 124.7775 cm x 6.0325 cm
ID Number
1978.0939.043
accession number
1978.0939
catalog number
1978.0939.043
subject
Domestic Furnishings
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of John Paul Remensnyder
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