Powder Horn

Collection Type

  • Armament

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-2566

Description

Powder horn with attached string. Piece of horn (light shading to dark) fitted with handcarved wooden spout. Large end has wooden plug fastened by tiny nails. "New" string tied to spout end and knotted through carved string holder on large end.

Details

Descriptive Terms

powder horns
wood (plant material)
carving (processes)
horn (animal material)
Horn, Powder

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

12 1/4 x 2 1/2 x 3 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.747