A skilled horseman, George Washington relied upon carefully chosen tack and accessories for his riding expeditions, whether inspecting his outlying farms or enjoying fox hunting with friends and neighbors. This pair of brass and steel spurs has a history of being owned and used by Washington. More

Date

1795-1850


Geography


Material/Technique

Brass, steel


Dimensions

Overall (A): 1 1/4 in. x 3 1/4 in. x 5 1/2 in. (3.18 cm x 8.26 cm x 13.97 cm)
Overall (B): 1 1/4 in. x 4 in. x 5 3/8 in. (3.18 cm x 10.16 cm x 13.67 cm)


Credit

Gift of Mrs. Howard Meriwether Lovett, 1926
Conservation courtesy of Dr. Thomas F. Cleary


Object Number

W-474/A-B


Colors


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