Stirrup: of tin (or tinned iron). Originally part of saddle.
|Dimensions||H-15.5 W-18 D-13.5 inches|
|Owned||Jefferson Davis; L. B. Northrup|
|Made||Blunn and Walker|
|Provenance||Jefferson Davis used this western saddle in 1846-1847 during the Mexican War. Davis is supposed to have made the stirrups himself. He gave it to Col. L. B. Northrop, who in turn gave it to Francis L. Berkley, the donor. The saddle is perhaps the earliest known Texas made saddle.|
Northrop, Lucius Bellinger