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The Cowgirl Crow ...
Piehl, Walter, Jr. | Drawing...
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6.91 | 1990 | H: 29.961 in, width: 25.125 in | The Cowgirl Crow Hop | William E. Weiss Memorial Fund Purchase | Upper center, in script: the cowgirl crow hop; Lower center, in script: the crow hop is a flat loop spun close to the ground in a /counter clock wise direction. the spinner steps in and out of the/loop with each turn of the spoke c 1990 walter piehl | Hinges should be examained by a paper conservator. | 6.91.JPG | roping | cowgirl | Drawing | pencil on paper | Piehl, Walter, Jr.

At the End of Her...
Coe, Anne | Painting | acryl...
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2.93.1 | 1992 | H: 50.5 in, width: 50.5 in | At the End of Her Rope | Gift of the artist and Mr. and Mrs. W.D. Weiss | In western art of the past, women often seem to be absent, or when they do appear, they play passive roles. In contemporary western art, women have more prominent positions both as subjects and as artists. The cowgirl has become an heroic figure. Not merely a lovely companion, the cowgirl here provides the action, using a rope with prowess and with humor. | LRC, in script: Anne Coe | Pamphlet: Cody, Wyoming Relocation Guide; Cody Chamber of Commerce, Cody, Wyoming; 2004; inside back cover | 2.93.1.JPG | cowgirl | roping | Cadillac | horse | Painting | acrylic on canvas | Coe, Anne

Coils
Matthews, William | Painting...
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1.94 | 1993 | Image height: 38.625 in, Image width: 29.125 in, mat height: 45.063 in, mat width: 35.125 in, Frame height: 51 in, Frame width: 41 in | Coils | Gift of Richard Heckert and the artist | Charles M. Russell distinguished the cowboy's rope as a creative element in western art. In Russell's roping scenes the rope played a dynamic role as the visual element pulling the narrative together. In this painting, Matthews uses the rope as the line which refines the composition of the work. The elegant arc of the rope calls attention to the skillful cowboy's graceful movements. | URC: William Matthews | 1.94.jpg | 1.94.JPG | 1.94.JPG | Cowboy | roping | Painting | watercolor on paper | Matthews, William

Westward Ho
Wallace China, California | ...
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1.69.5024.5 | H: 3.5 in, width: 3.5 in, L: 4.75 in | Westward Ho | underside: WESTWARD HO/ RODEO PATTERN/ MADE IN CALIFORNIA U.S.A./ WALLACE CHINA/ (indecipherible)/ CALIFORNIA | Light brown ceramic cup with circular handle and rounded rim, Westward Ho pattern. Dark brown design of brands and rope around exterior center. Quirt design on handle. Image of 2 horses and riders and one horse on one side. Image of cowboy on horse roping another horse on other side. Concave underside. Inscription on underside. | 1.69.5024.5.JPG | brands | cowboys | roping | horses | rope | cup | ceramic | glazed | Wallace China, California

1.69.2712.1
Bohlin, Edward | Hollywood, ...
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1.69.2712.1 | 1934 | H: 56 in, L: 29.75 in, width: 20 in, seat: 15.5 in | Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Nick Misciagna | Front of seat, silver shield plate, stamped and engraved: EDWARD H. BOHLIN/SADDLEMAKERS/SILVERSMITHS/HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA/(longhorn steer head)/MADE FOR/D.C. McCARTHY/[back of cantle, silver plate with raised gold letters:]N A M [tapAderos, silver plate with engraved inscription:] N A M [inscription underside of fenders, insides, back sides and backs of cinch leathers:] EDW. H. BOHLIN, INC./MAKER/HOLLYWOOD, CAL. | Saddle with tapaderos. Black leather saddle with floral and leaf tooling across front of seat and cantle, on side jockeys, fenders, and tapaderos. The remaining leather, except seat, is covered with silver plates and conchos in various shapes and engraved with foliate designs. The fork binding, horn and cantle binding are a rope pattern done in silver with a raised buffalo head on the top of the horn. Seat leather around the fork is studded with 48 silver spots with flower designs. Front of seat has a silver shield shaped plate stamped and engraved. Back of cantle has a silver plate with raised gold letters. Round conchos on front and rear jockeys and fenders have gold horse heads on top, front and rear skirts have round conchos with a gold cowboy on a bucking bronc or cowboy roping a bronc on top and gold horse heads between 2 conchos on rear. Tapaderos have round conchos with a gold cowboy on bucking horse; 6 pointed star done in diamond conchos and a round engraved engraved silver plate with gold initials. Underside of fenders, insides and backsides of tapaderos and back of cinch leathers are stamped with shield shaped lettering. Cinch is red and white cording with a red nylon center cross bar with D-rings at both ends, aluminum (possibly) ring and buckle with tooled leather half covers and leather pads at cinch ends. Underside of saddle is lined with white. | 1.69.2712B.JPG | 1.69.2712A.JPG | horse head | bucking horse | star | rope | bucking bronc | Cowboy | buffalo head | longhorn steer head | roping | floral | saddle | nylon | silver | leather | aluminum | tooled | sheepskin | Bohlin, Edward | Hollywood, CA

The Lasso
Ranney, William | Painting |...
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22.99.1 | 1846 | H: 32 in, width: 42.5 in, Frame height: 40.25 in, Frame width: 50.75 in, frame depth: 4 in | The Lasso | Gift of Mrs. J. Maxwell Moran | Ranney traveled to Texas in 1836 to serve in the Texas Army. His observations there provided inspiration for many of his western paintings. The Lasso depicts the struggle between the wild horse and the frontiersman. The "White Steed of the Prairie," a popular legend about a mythic emblem of wild freedom, probably also fueled Ranney's interests. | Ranney frame Inscriptions The Lasso, 22.99.1 Frame Labels: upper left label: Crate #9/ Ptg #2 upper right label: Exhibition: / THE WORK OF WILLIAM RANNEY/ Title THE LASSO/ Cat. No./ Lender Mr. Claude J. Ranney/ Address Sugartown Road/ Malvern, Pennsylvania upper right small label: APG 5753 D | LL: Ranney/1846 | Magazine: American Art Review: The Art of William Ranney by Sarah E. Boehme, American Arts Media, Inc., Leawood, Volume XVIII, Number 3, May-June 2006, page 93 | 22.99.1.jpg | 22.99.1.jpg | 22.99.1.jpg | 22.99.1.web.jpg | horse | wild | frontiersman | lasso | roping | Prairie | Painting | oil on canvas | William Ranney (1813 - 1857) The Lasso 1846, oil on canvas Gift of Mrs. J. Maxwell Moran, 22.99.1 Ranney had traveled to Texas in 1836 to serve in the Texas Army. His observations there provided inspiration for many of his western paintings, such as The Lasso, with its depiction of the struggle between the wild horse and the frontiersman. The "White Steed of the Prairie," a popular legend about a mythic emblem of wild freedom, probably also fueled Ranney's interests. | William Ranney (1813-1857) The Lasso 1846, oil on canvas Gift of Mrs. J. Maxwell Moran, 22.99.1 Ranney traveled to Texas in 1836 to serve in the Texas Army. His observations there provided inspiration for many of his western paintings. The Lasso depicts the struggle between the wild horse and the frontiersman. The "White Steed of the Prairie," a popular legend about a mythic emblem of wild freedom, probably also fueled Ranney's interests in the subject. | Ranney, William

Westward Ho
Wallace China, California | ...
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1.69.5024.6 | H: 3.5 in, width: 3.5 in, L: 4.75 in | Westward Ho | underside: WESTWARD HO/ RODEO PATTERN/ MADE IN CALIFORNIA U.S.A./ WALLACE CHINA/ (indecipherible)/ CALIFORNIA | Light brown ceramic cup with circular handle and rounded rim, Westward Ho pattern. Dark brown design of brands and rope around exterior center. Quirt design on handle. Image of 2 horses and riders and one horse on one side. Image of cowboy on horse roping another horse on other side. Concave underside. Inscription on underside. | 1.69.5024.6.JPG | rope | horses | brands | cowboys | roping | cup | glazed | ceramic | Wallace China, California

Westward Ho
Wallace China, California | ...
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1.69.5024.4 | H: 3.5 in, width: 3.5 in, L: 4.75 in | Westward Ho | underside: WESTWARD HO/ RODEO PATTERN/ MADE IN CALIFORNIA U.S.A./ WALLACE CHINA/ (indecipherible)/ CALIFORNIA | Light brown ceramic cup with circular handle and rounded rim, Westward Ho pattern. Dark brown design of brands and rope around exterior center. Quirt design on handle. Image of 2 horses and riders and one horse on one side. Image of cowboy on horse roping another horse on other side. Concave underside. Inscription on underside. | 1.69.5024.4.JPG | horses | rope | brands | cowboys | roping | cup | glazed | ceramic | Wallace China, California