Powder Horn

Collection Type

  • Armament

Date

1900-1935

GUSN

GUSN-38046

Description

Crudely engraved green powder horn with wide tip and flat plug with nail. Engraved images include Native American, ship, shield, flag and feather.

Details

Descriptive Terms

powder horns
horn (animal material)
iron (metal)
wood (plant material)
Container, Armament
Flask, Ammunition
Horn, Powder
Horn, Powder

Inscription

Engraving on body: ""F.R. Shaw/ His Horn/ 1811-1813/ 1812/ C.H.D./ Down With It""

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

15 (H), 3 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary C. Wheelwright

Accession Number

1935.964