A stunning mid to late 19th century Mexican horse bridle with large and impressive silver repousse conchos, 'chumitear' cotton backing, silver inlaid snake bit, silver buckles and clasps. Beautiful hand stitched leather and original curb chains - circa 1875.
** Illustrated in Bridles of the Americas Ned and Jody Martin and Robert Bauver - page 24.
Dimensions: overall height on stand is 31 inches. Conchos measure 4.5 inches diameter.
In excellent, original condition - complete and intact.