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Description: scan of catalog card [FRONT] [MAIN BODY] Chicago Natural History Museum - Ethnology | 21-17 | Provenience: Nigeria: Bornu Province | People or Culture: Kanuri | Object: saddle and stirrups. | Material: wood; leather; cotton string; brass | Description: saddle is a sharply-pitched wooden form covered tightly with brown leather; a leather pad covers the seat and from it leather flaps cover the sides of the saddle; iron loops are nailed to the sides of the saddle and through these attach red leather thongs attached to wide, flat brass stirrups with triangular sides; the saddle girth is a wide band of cotton string reinforced by leather strips woven through its length | Dimensions: (in cm.) Length: 57.5; Width: 33.5; Height: 94.5 | Collection: Purchased from Mr. David H. Spain 30 April 1968. [LEFT MARGIN] A | ENT | 221514 | Field No. | Neg. No. A9 | Acc. 3017 [BACK] 221514 | [PHOTOGRAPH]Catalog Number: 221514.nosubDescription: saddle and stirrupsMaterials: wood, leather, cotton, metal; brassCultural Attribution: KanuriAccession Number:  D. H. Spain (Purchase)Accession Year: 1968Collector/Source: David H. Spain, David H. SpainEMu IRN: 1127664GUID: b33875e9-cc3c-4d21-a5ef-a4275402ed8a
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