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Powder Horn

circa 1760
3 3/4 x 14 3/4 x 4 13/16 in. (9.6 x 37.5 x 12.2 cm)

Unknown, American
American

Object Type: Arms and Armor
Medium and Support: Horn decorated with scrimshaw, wood
Credit Line: Gift of Miss Isabel C. Herdle in memory of Ray M. Pike (first superintendent of the Gallery)
Accession Number: 1975.16
Location: Currently on view
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Powder horns were watertight containers made to store gunpowder. Etched on the surfaces of the horns were names, dates, and real and fanciful images.

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