The blanket is rectangular and has two stripes of olive brown at each end. A large US and the ordnance bomb (bursting shell) are embroidered in the center. The blanket has a maker's name tag is in the corner. This particular type of horse blanket was used from its conception in 1908 to the demise of the horse cavalry in 1942.
(This is NOT a Reproduction) See All Photos for condition and Ask Questions. The item "Pre-WWI US Cavalry Model 1908 McCellan Saddle Blanket" is in sale since Sunday, July 09, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW I (1914-18)\Original Period Items\United States\Personal, Field Gear". The seller is "old_gringo45" and is located in Hesperia, California. This item can be shipped to United States.