Powder horn

Collection Type

  • Armament

Date

1750-1800

GUSN

GUSN-25205

Description

Powder horn with elongated conical form twisting slightly (probably a cow horn). Circular pine bottom secured to horn with three wooden pegs and hand-carved initial "H". Tip finished with a rounded mouth. Stopper or cap missing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

powder horns
horn (animal material)
pine (wood)
Container, Armament
Flask, Ammunition
Horn, Powder
Horn, Powder

Inscription

See description.

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1 7/8 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman

Accession Number

1985.197

Places

Massachusetts (United States)