Harness oil

Harness oil

Oil rubbed on the leather parts of a Harness to help preserve the leather and keep it pliable. One recipe for such oil was to melt, but not let boil, three pounds of beef tallow, and then add one pound of neat’s foot oil and stir until cold.
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The stable's] chief furnishing was the cornkist that stood in the window recess, with its lid polished black by harness oil and the seats of corduroy breeks.