Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pair of stirrups
  • Guatemala
  • pair of stirrups, late 1800s–2000
  • Where object was made: Guatemala
  • brass, incising
  • Object Height/Width/Length: each 11 x 10.5 x 26 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: each 4 5/16 x 4 1/8 x 10 1/4 in
  • Gift of William and Shirley Griffith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4882.a,b

The pair of brass stirrups resemble slip on shoes with no backs. The squared off toes are turned up. There is a raised bar near the ankle to secure the straps. There are incised lines down either side from the bar.