Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • United States
  • stirrup, late 1800s–1992
  • Where object was made: United States
  • wood, rawhide
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 13 x 14 x 10 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 5 1/8 x 5 1/2 x 3 7/8 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0425

This is a single stirrup created from a flat piece of wood, the edges kerfed to make the "U" portion for attachment to the strap. The "U" portion is wrapped in rawhide, but the footplate is left as raw wood on the top, the rawhide is only on the bottom.