Objects
Saddle. The 18th century
Saddle. The 18th century
Object type
Saddle
Place of origin
Turkey
Date
The 18th century
Materials
Wood, leather, velvet, silver-gilt threads, silver, precious stones
Technique
Chasing, gilding, weaving, needlework
Dimensions
Total length: 47,0 cm; height of the pommel: 26,5 cm; height of the cantle: 27,5 cm
Object history note
Presented by Turkish Sultan Abdul Hamid I to Empress Catherine the Great on the occassion of the treaty of Kuchuk Kainarji of 1774.
Publications
Russian Emperors and the Armoury Chamber. Moscow, 2006
The Armoury Chamber of Moscow Kremlin Museums. Album. Moscow, 2006
Museum number
К-177