Horseshoe

Description (Brief)
This horseshoe is made of hand-forged iron. Horseshoes were often hung on a door for good luck, but tradition holds that they only brought good luck when they were hung open side up.
Location
Currently not on view
Measurements
overall: 7 1/2 in x 7 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in; 19.05 cm x 19.05 cm x 3.81 cm
ID Number
MC.324261
catalog number
324261
accession number
1982.0064
Credit Line
Silvio A. Bedini
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Work
Machine Shop
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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