Print, Un Bourrlier (harness-maker)

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  • Artist/Maker: Martin Engelbrecht
  • Germany
  • ca. 1720
  • Hand colored black and white line engraving on laid paper
  • 1955-150,23A

Un Bourrlier is the harness-maker. He carries the tools and products of his trade on his person as follows: 1. (head) un poincon (punch); 2. (head) aleine (awl); 3. (round face) garcette (end of rope); 4. (right shoulder) gros poincon (large punches); 5. (right shoulder) tenailles (pliers); 6. (right hand) fouet (whip); 7. (right hand) petit fouet (small whip); 8.(round chest) boudrier coulant (slip knot for sulky); 9. (hanging from shoulder) harnoise en dehors (outside harness); 10.(over left arm) ceinturion (belts); 11. (over left arm) un plus petit ( a small er one); 12. (round waist) pincettes (pliers); 13. (hanging from waist) hochet (rattles); 14. (round knees) tarretetieres (garters.. Frenc word mispelled); 15. (on table to left) enclume et marteau (anvil and hammer); 16. (to right of figure) chevalet (saw-horse); 17. (to right of figure) guindaux (wind-lass).

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