3 3/4 x 14 3/4 x 4 13/16 in. (9.6 x 37.5 x 12.2 cm)
Arms and Armor
Medium and Support:
Horn decorated with scrimshaw, wood
Gift of Miss Isabel C. Herdle in memory of Ray M. Pike (first superintendent of the Gallery)
Location: Currently on view
Powder horns were watertight containers made to store gunpowder. Etched on the surfaces of the horns were names, dates, and real and fanciful images.
[Gallery label text, 2002]