University of Oklahoma Press, 2010. 1st. Paperback. First Edition. 4to. 160 pp color and black & white illustrations. Stiff color printed paperback in fine condition; as new, still in shrinkwrap. Item #18208
An acclaimed rawhide braider of horse gear, Luis Ortega elevated his craft to collectible art and influenced a generation of gear makers. This book is the most comprehensive overview of his life, art, and career and the first book-length work on rawhide braiding in North America, charting changes in horse gear over five decades.