Button Top Texas Hope Pattern Saddle Tree
Texas Hope Pattern Saddle tree with full leather "full Coras" Saddle covering. Zinc Texas Star ornamentation on four corners. The tree has the large leather covered button top horn. Old West style saddle with a possibility that it was made earlier 1860s -1180s. The zinc Texas star pieces have been found in Civil War Confederate cavalry camps & on some battlefields. Tree is covered in rawhide & could have been an earlier saddle covered over later. Leather is supple & nice mellow brown color. Saddle has larger tacks, iron rings & leather straps. Really nice Civil War/ old west style Texas Hope saddle.