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Powder Horn

1935.964 (RS5140)

Description

Crudely engraved green powder horn with wide tip and flat plug with nail. Engraved images include Native American, ship, shield, flag and feather.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1935
Inscriptions
Engraving on body: ""F.R. Shaw/ His Horn/ 1811-1813/ 1812/ C.H.D./ Down With It""
Material
horn (animal material)
iron (metal)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Armaments; Armament Accessories
Descriptive terms
Container, Armament
Flask, Ammunition
horn (animal material)
Horn, Powder
iron (metal)
powder horns
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
15 (H), 3 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1935.964
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Mary C. Wheelwright
GUSN
38046

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