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Powder Horn

Description

Powder horn with attached string. Piece of horn (light shading to dark) fitted with handcarved wooden spout. Large end has wooden plug fastened by tiny nails. "New" string tied to spout end and knotted through carved string holder on large end.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
horn (animal material)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Armament -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
carving (processes)
horn (animal material)
Horn, Powder
powder horns
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
12 1/4 x 2 1/2 x 3 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.747
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2566

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