Powder Horn: Seneca Indian (I-13), with a Vignette Scene from Tuscarora Mythology

Object Number: 
1907.36.397
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Brown ink and wash, watercolor, black ink, gouache, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 5/16 x 13 7/8 in. ( 28.7 x 35.2 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed center: Rufus A. Grider/ August 1889
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at center in brown ink: "Rufus A. Grider / August 1889."; inscribed at lower center: "On picture No. 11 of this collection class...", followed by an explanation of Tuscarora mythology; at upper left: "This horn was made by a / SENECA INDIAN..."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group