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Object Name Net, Fly
Description Fly net used to protect horse head and ears from flies. Cotton string tied with square knots similar to the form of a fishing net. Two matching "pockets" to cover each of the horse's ears, with tassles at the end of each ear. Decorative knotted lace along back of neckline with tassles attached. Under each chin area is a tie. Decorative knotted lace along forehead to form gathered lace.
Date 19th c.
Material Cotton
Dimensions H-0.5 W-9 D-16.5 inches
Category 5: T&E For Science & Technology
Sub-category Horse Equipment
Catalog Number 1979.011
Source unknown