Collector Set #12
Bosal and Blind Bob mane hair mecate.
This Gail Hought 5/8 diameter bosal
has a medium stiff twisted core. The cheeks are plaited
in brandy kangaroo with nose button and heel knot braided in
kangaroo rawhide. Brandy kangaroo was added in the interweave
The original Blind Bob mecate is a rare
6 strand made from flaxen, chestnut and white mane hair.
The braiding on the mecate, button and popper is in the same
kangaroo rawhide and leather to match the set.
The sliding double ear headstall is made
by Eric Hought and the matching braided buttons are braided by
Gail Hought. The headstall hardware is silver.
Finally, the heel knot carries the original makers "H"
Hought sterling silver concho.
This set was completed in September of
In private collection.