Saddle (gser sga)

This tradition of highly decorative saddles continues uninterrupted in Tibet for at least a thousand years.

Saddle (gser sga), c. 1942–46, copper alloy, iron, gold, turquoise, wood, leather, textile, Tibetan, Derge (The Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Cite this page as: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, "Saddle (gser sga)," in Smarthistory, August 6, 2021, accessed December 4, 2023,