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Accession Number: 1919.38.1

Physical Description: Large horseshoe of hand-wrought iron. U-shaped shoe with calkins (prongs) at the end of both heels, and at the toe. A shallow fullering groove runs along outer edge on both branches, extending from near the heel tips to the toe calkin. Nailholes are visible in the fullering groove.

History of Object: According to accessions ledger, this shoe was found on the Santa Fe Trail west of Council Grove, Kan.

Date: Between 1800 and 1870

Dimensions (in cm): 3.00 (H) 17.50 (W) 15.50 (D)

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Associations and Subjects

    Origin, Place of: Morris County (Kan.)
    Origin, Place of: Council Grove (Kan.)
    Use, Place of: Santa Fe Trail

Status: Cataloged

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