Hame

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Category
Creation Date
1850 – 1920
Materials

Dimensions

41.910 cm. W x 11.430 cm. D x 60.960 cm. L Item (Overall)

Description
Hame / Horse Collar donated by J. D. Lageson of Canora, Sask. Canada August 1, 1952. Note attached reads: "This combination horse's collar & hames was brought from Scandinavia by an immigrant 47 years ago [or 1905] and said to be the style used in many European countries in the 1850's. To harness a horse, it is reversed when slipping it over the horse's head and righted again in the proper position. This the donor has been told by an immigrant from Norway." Made of leather and wood and cushioned with horsehair. Definition - Hames, a pair of curved metal (or sometimes wooden) pieces lying on the horse collar of a horse harness, taking the pull from the traces

Related People and Organizations
Lageson, J. D.

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