Long Texas Horns
Large, warm-toned, board-mounted photograph showing a pair of mounted horns from a Texas Longhorn steer, with cowboy-themed folk-art pyrography added to their mount, circa 1890. On period board slightly over 11 x 8.5 inches (28x22 cm). Inscribed on reverse of board "H. M. Say's Texas Longhorns. / Mrs. Dr. Mott did the burnt work." Print size 8 x 6 inches (21x15 cm). Price: $180. ( Inventory# id949 )
The folk-art pyrography on mount shows a toppled cowboy defending himself from an attacking longhorn with drawn pistol, while another cattleman rides up whirling his lasso.
Some surface wear and indentations.
Last updated January 17, 2018
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