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Iron stirrups

People in colonial America left detailed records of what they owned — including individual tools and articles of clothing — that tell us a lot about how they lived. Stirrups like these are used to hold a rider's feet in place while riding a horse. 

Iron stirrups
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User "alderneywreck." Stirrups, A92-s-E-494 and A92-s-E-495 (a). June 24, 2005. Photograph. Flickr. 

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