Powder Horn

Collection Type

  • Armament

Date

1800-1900

GUSN

GUSN-40111

Description

Green powder horn with rounded wood plug with iron ring. String tied through ring and around neck. Engraved images include hearts, stars, flag (with 13 stars), bird, and a fish.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Armaments; Armament Accessories

Dimensions

10 3/4 (H), 3 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Albert Nute, Jr.

Accession Number

1939.24