- Museum number
Remains of a saddle with seven different layers.
a - leather sewn with couched leather thongs to padding, layers b-g
b - printed cotton with a red border
c - thicker undyed cotton
d - a thinner, harder undyed cotton
e - plain mid blue cotton
f - a thicker blue cotton
g - a wool cloth, undyed with dark brown stripe
between layers c and d a layer of stuffing apparently of linen waste (tow).
The 6 layers quilted together before attachment to the saddle.
- Production date
- 13thC-16thC (circa)
Length: 53 centimetres
Width: 35 centimetres
- Not on display
- fair (incomplete)
- Acquisition date
- Egypt and Sudan
- BM/Big number
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: QI.80.3.13/85
Miscellaneous number: QI.80/1023