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Powder Horn

1942.3981 (RS119244)

Description

Powder horn with ivory stopper. Carvings of: stars, anchors, Masonic symbols, Native American symbols.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1874
Associated Building
Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.).
Material
horn (animal material)
ivory (tooth component)
wood engraving (process)
Object type
Armaments; Armament Accessories
Descriptive terms
Container, Armament
Flask, Ammunition
horn (animal material)
Horn, Powder
ivory (tooth component)
powder horns
wood engraving (process)
Dimensions
4 x 14 x 5 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.3981
Credit Line
Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann
GUSN
57109

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