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Powder Horn

1934.138 (RS5121)

Description

Crudely engraved green powder horn with wide tip, flat wood plug with turned stopper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1934
Inscriptions
Engraved on body: ""JUNE 17, 1775/ W. WILAND/ LEXINGTON/ HIS HORN/ CHARLESTOWN""
Material
horn (animal material)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Armaments; Armament Accessories
Descriptive terms
Container, Armament
Flask, Ammunition
horn (animal material)
Horn, Powder
powder horns
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
10 (H), 2 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1934.138
Credit Line
Gift of Wickliffe Draper
GUSN
36457

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