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Catalog Number 1975.236.005
Description c. 1890 Breaking Cart or Sulky has a wooden frame that has been painted red. Seat and interior are painted black. Cart has a red upholstered removable cushion. There are brackets for two backrest cushions but only one, with black leather upholstery, is present.
Object Name Sulky
Collection 3D - Land Transportation Tools & Equipment
Title c. 1890 Breaking Cart
Date c. 1890
Creator Unknown
Provenance From the Holbrook-Palmer Collection of the Town of Atherton.
Notes Notes: 6/3/09 Erik Jensen, Member of National Carriage Association: easy to get in and out of; very heavy; used to train a horse to use carts

[http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/breaking%20cart] Breaking cart: a long-shafted 2-wheeled cart for breaking horses to single harness

This carriage currently in storage and not available for viewing.
Search Terms Atherton
Holbrook-Palmer
Horse Drawn Vehicles
Carriage
Carriages
Carts
Subjects Horses
Carriages & coaches
Carts & wagons
People Holbrook-Palmer, Olive