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Yarmouth County Museum

Bell, Animal


Accession number: Y2005.24-.3
Object type: Oxen
Materials: leather, metal
Measurements: 54 cm Lcm - Measurements apply to T474 (T474.1 is identical to T474) T474.2 and T474.3 (identical) length: 47cm
Description: T474 & T474.1 - black leather belt-style harness with gold studs and red "jewels" and a gold bell. T474.2 & T474.3 - brown leather belt-style harness with gold studs and gold bell
History of Use: T474-.3 - given to Victor Davis by Eleanor and Harold Hurlburt of Pleasant Valley. They belonged to Harold's grandfather in the 1800's. NOTE: Eleanor and Harold were killed in a car accident a few days after the bells were given to Mr. Davis.