Or are you looking for Search the Archives?

Please complete the form to email this item.

Curb bit

  • Place of origin:

    Flanders (made)

  • Date:

    18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dr W. L. Hildburgh

  • Museum number:

    M.183-1925

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Horse bit composed of a steel curved mouthpiece to which is pivoted a racquet shaped tongue piece, the long branches are joined at their ends by a curved rod forming the curb

Place of Origin

Flanders (made)

Date

18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Categories

Arms & Armour; Transport; Animals and Wildlife; Equestrian equipment

Collection

Metalwork Collection

Large image request

Please confirm you are using these images within the following terms and conditions, by acknowledging each of the following key points:

Please let us know how you intend to use the images you will be downloading.

We need your help

Hello. We are working to improve our collections online and would like to understand better how our visitors use our site. Please could you spare two minutes to answer some questions?
Take the survey
No thanks. Continue to the V&A website