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Object Name Horseshoe
Description Round wooden base for swamp horse shoe used for walking through mud and snow. Arched metal bar threaded through wooden base on both sides and held into place on the bottom with two bolts. Two holes cut in wood at the rear to accommodate accompanying iron horse shoe insert. Rectangular shape cut from front of wood base for unknown purpose.
Date 19th c.
Material Wood, metal
Dimensions H-5.5 W-8 D-9 inches
Category 4: T&E For Materials
Sub-category Animal Husbandry T&E
Catalog Number 1979.028a
Provenance Hand-written note found with item gives information on size, materials and useage.
Source Carlton C. Brownell
Received as Gift