Powder Horn

Collection Type

  • Armament

Date

1850-1874

GUSN

GUSN-57109

Description

Powder horn with ivory stopper. Carvings of: stars, anchors, Masonic symbols, Native American symbols.

Details

Descriptive Terms

powder horns
horn (animal material)
ivory (tooth component)
wood engraving (process)
Container, Armament
Flask, Ammunition
Horn, Powder
Horn, Powder

Associated Building

Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4 x 14 x 5 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann

Accession Number

1942.3981