Powder horn

Object Number: 
1924.130
Date: 
1778
Medium: 
Horn, wood, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 4 3/4 x 11 3/4 in. ( 6.4 x 12.1 x 29.8 cm )
Marks: 
incised: along one side: "valy forge . the aight day of April Tom Smith 1778"
Description: 
Carved horn powder horn with wooden cover over one end, metal loop beneath cover; horn incised with images of figures, animals, buildings trees, and geometric designs; spout end fluted and ribbed.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group