San Jancinto Museum of History

DISTRIBUTION & TRANSPORTATION ARTIFACTS
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  • SADDLEBAG

  • CATEGORY: DISTRIBUTION & TRANSPORTATION ARTIFACTS
  • MEASUREMENTS: 14 1/2"H x 16"W
  • DATE MADE:

Description

Saddlebag. Black leather. Main compartment has two pockets stitched to back face and one pocket with button closure stitched to front face. Traces of cloth lining on back face of main compartment. Two additional compartments on front of bag made of knotted, netted string. Outer netted compartment fringed. Leather flap closure with two button holes. Part of a belt and buckle run vertically underneath flap closure. Additional compartment on reverse of bag, "5[?]288" hand written on underside of flap.


Provenance

Part of the military equipment of Thomas Jefferson Chambers.

  • ASSOCIATED INDIVIDUAL: Chambers, Thomas Jefferson
  • CREDIT LINE: Evans, Katharine S.


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