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Powder Horn

1939.24 (RS5156)

Description

Green powder horn with rounded wood plug with iron ring. String tied through ring and around neck. Engraved images include hearts, stars, flag (with 13 stars), bird, and a fish.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1900
Material
hemp (fiber)
horn (animal material)
metal
wood (plant material)
Object type
Armaments; Armament Accessories
Descriptive terms
Container, Armament
Flask, Ammunition
horn (animal material)
Horn, Powder
metal
Possibly hemp (fiber)
powder horns
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
10 3/4 (H), 3 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1939.24
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. Albert Nute, Jr.
GUSN
40111

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