Late Civil War regulation pattern saddle with rawhide covered seat with brass pommel shield and strap escutcheons, iron hardware. Skirts and quarter straps of black harness leather. Original wood stirrups with leather covers, stirrups straps are contemporary replacements. Includes a blue wool covered shabraque trimmed in red and white leather, lined n black painted canvas.
Provenance: John Ashworth Collection
Saddle in good condition with one small crack in the rawhide cover, finish on the harness leather age crazed, some minor repairs. Leather remains flexible. Shabraque has moderate to heavy mothing in spots, edges worn.