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Object Name: Spurs and case
Date: ca. 1900
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Medium: Steel, leather
Dimensions: each spur: 6 1/2 x 3 1/4 x 5/8 in.; case: 7 1/4 x 4 x 3/4 in.
Place made: Europe, England, London
Description: Steel arched-band spurs; cylindrical spurs fittted with a ball head with a spiked dial through its center; two round buttons at the band ends; leather boot strap and buckle attached to the buttons. Leather case conforming to the shape of the spurs with a pocket for each.
Credit Line: Gift of Miss Mildred Sawyer
Object Number: 1950.48a-c
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Marks: stamped: center of arch: "PEAL/ 11941/ STEEL"

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These spurs were worn by Philip Sawyer when he rode in Central Park. Mr. Sawyer was the father of the donor and one of the architects of the New-York Historical Society's Central Park West building.