Guide is made from steel frame in gentle "V" shape. Leather strap is pinned to frame and holds two iron loops on either side of central curved iron line guide. Underside of frame has padded leather pad. Object is listed as a steel line guide under woodworking, but it certainly looks like something that fit over a horses snout.
L. 37 x W. 7 x H. 20.5 cm (L. 14.6 x W. 2.8 x H. 8.1 in)
Artisan or Artist
leather ; harnesses
Materials Facet -- Materials (Hierarchy Name) -- materials (matter) -- biological material -- animal material -- processed animal material -- leather ; Objects Facet -- Furnishings and Equipment (Hierarchy Name) -- Tools and Equipment (Hierarchy Name) -- equipment -- animal equipment -- animal work equipment -- harnesses
Distribution and Transportation -- land transportation tools and equipment -- land transportation accessories -- tack, animal -- harness, animal
animal care equipment and tack -- harnesses
Texas Memorial Museum Collection, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin
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Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin
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