Four Powder Horns: Zuni Indian (I-3), with a Vignette Scene of a Zuni Farmhouse and Wagon

Object Number: 
1907.36.387
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown ink and wash, black ink, gouache, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 7/8 x 13 9/16 in. ( 27.6 x 34.4 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed lower center: Rufus A. Grider of / Canajoharie N.Y. Dec. 1890
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower center below horn in brown ink: "Rufus A. Grider of / Canajoharie N.Y. Dec. 1890."; inscribed at middle right: "ZUNI. / 4 Powder Horns / made of Gourds...", followed by a brief history of the horn; at upper center below vignette in white gouache: "A ZUNI FARM HOUSE & / A WAGON MADE / ENTIRELY OF WOOD."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group