Lady's side saddle stirrup. Cast iron. Peanut shaped cut-out in footrest. Used with a saddle made in the 1880s in Gainesville, Texas over a tree and stirrup made in the Stirrup Factory, Burns City, Texas. Belonged to the donor, who came to Texas from Indiana in the late 1870s.
H. 3.75 x W. 3.75 x D. 1.75 in (H. 9.5 x W. 9.5 x D. 4.5 cm)
Place of Origin
Burns City (Cooke County, Tex.)
Gift to San Jacinto Museum of History from Mrs. F. H. Dayton.
Artisan or Artist
cast-iron ; stirrups ; founding
Materials Facet -- Materials (Hierarchy Name) -- materials (matter) -- inorganic material -- metal -- iron alloy -- cast iron ; Objects Facet -- Furnishings and Equipment (Hierarchy Name) -- Tools and Equipment (Hierarchy Name) -- equipment -- animal equipment -- animal work equipment -- stirrups ; Activities Facet -- Processes and Techniques (Hierarchy Name) -- forming (physical activity) -- founding (metal or glass founding)
Distribution and Transportation artifacts -- land transportation tools and equipment -- land transportation accessories -- tack, animal -- stirrup
animal care equipment and tack -- stirrups
Process or Technique
San Jacinto Museum of History Artifact Collection
Local Resource Number
San Jacinto Museum of History
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