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Object Name:
Horseshoe
Object ID:
2013.200.026
Date:
c1900
Description:
Cream/gold satin horse shoe with ribbon bow and straps for holding.
Horseshoes have been a symbol of good luck and are often associated with marriage, as they resemble the shape of the crescent moon which is a symbol of fertility. The horseshoe is supposed to be held to maintain the 'U' shape, otherwise the luck will 'fall out'.

Title:
Bridal Horseshoe
Dimensions:
W—14 L—16 cm
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