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Powder horn

Powder horn
Powder horn
Title
Powder horn
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 )
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
Object Number 
1924.130
Marks 
incised: along one side: "valy forge . the aight day of April Tom Smith 1778"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group