The yoke is in great condition. There are visible signs of wear. There is a small little tear on the top back side where the material meets the leather. It cannot be seen from the front. Also, it is barely noticeable from the back side. There are places where discoloration has taken and is taking place. It has been washed with water. However, it has not been scrubbed as to preserve and protect the antique patina on the yoke. The little leather section that goes between the horse and the buckle has come off of the buckle area. It is loose and simply needs to be glued or sewn back in place if desired. It will fit back into place if hung on a wall without any repair work whatsoever. The buckle is rusty.
The collar is made up of approximately three materials. The pictures will show the leather neck yoke with leather patches on the sides. The white on the sides is like a canvas material. The back side of the harness is actually made up of a light bluish faded pinstripe material fabric. It looks just like the same fabric that was once used to cover pillows. The beauty of this harness cannot be overstated. It would make a gorgeous entryway piece. The craft worker who desired a mirror or picture frame could easily use this harness. The country western theme would work well with this piece. The decorative possibilities for this yoke are many. The collector will appreciate this piece for unique colors and design.
The harness yoke collar weighs approximately 170 oz.
The yoke measures approximately 27" long x 22" wide across the widest section x 7" thick or deep.
The yoke has not been painted or sanded.
The yoke has not been touched up to make it more desirable to the eye.
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