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Object Name Switch, Fly
Description Fly switch used for horseback riding. Long leather handle ("switch") with a lock of horse's hair (tail) attached to end by inter-stitched horsehair. Leather is binded by sewn seams. Handle has a looped piece of leather attached.
Date 19th c.
Material Horsehair, leather
Dimensions H-2 W-1.5 L-38 inches
Category 5: T&E For Science & Technology
Sub-category Horse Equipment
Catalog Number 1979.017
Source Edith Pierce Wordell
Received as Gift