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Lot 1175
Circa 1877
A light woolen heathered brown blanket with red and cream banded ends, distributed to soldiers at the Battle of the Big Hole, Montana
5'10'' H x 5'8.5'' W

Provenance: The Collection of Mrs. Phyllis Twogood; by descent to Trudie Twogood Lyons; The Estate of Tammis Day, Sula, MT, acquired from the above.
Exhibitions: Ravalli County Museum, Hamilton, MT.


Overall good condition with general wear, scattered snags, and sun fading to one quadrant commensurate with age. A few small repaired holes, the largest approximately 1'' x .75''. An approximately 12'' x 12'' area of soiling primarily visible on one face.

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A Big Hole Battlefield soldier's blanket

Estimate $400 - $600Oct 3, 2017