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Powder Horn: Albert Cusick (I-12), with a Vignette Scene of a Tuscarora War Dance

Object Number: 
1907.36.396
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Brown ink and wash, watercolor, gouache, black ink, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/4 x 13 1/4 in. ( 28.6 x 33.7 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed center right: Rufus A. Grider / Sept. 1889
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at center in brown ink: "Rufus A. Grider / Sept. 1889."; inscribed at lower left: "The ALBERT CUSICK...RA Grider", with an extensive history of the horn; at upper center below vignette: "An Indian WAR DANCE, as drawn by a TUSCARORA Indian / named David Cusick..."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group