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Powder Horn

Description

Powder horn made from a bull's horn. Eight facets at narrow end, wide end has carved houses. Pine plug.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1814
Material
horn (animal material)
incising
pine (wood)
steel (alloy)
walnut (wood)
Object type
Armaments; Armament Accessories
Descriptive terms
Container, Armament
Flask, Ammunition
horn (animal material)
Horn, Powder
incising
pine (wood)
powder horns
steel (alloy)
walnut (wood)
People and organizations
Jewett, Mary Rice, 1847-1930
Jewett, Sarah Orne, 1849-1909
Dimensions
15 x 4 1/8 (HxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.2146
Credit Line
Gift of Elizabeth L. P. Richardson
GUSN
65767

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