c 1940
Made by Mexican Jim
A cowboy’s rope can be rawhide, “grass” (hemp) or horsehair. This rawhide lariat was made by an old vaquero or cowboy, to repay Conrad Warren for saving his half-frozen life one night. Warren put the old man up in the bunkhouse for the remainder of that winter.

Rawhide. L 16 m, D 1 cm
Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site, GRKO 17425

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