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Shot pouch w/strap

Object Number: 
1943.374
Date: 
1830-1860
Medium: 
Leather, brass, iron, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 23 x 2 3/4 x 7/8 in. ( 58.4 x 7 x 2.2 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: mouthpiece: "PATENT"
Description: 
Stitched brown leather pouch with leather shoulder strap fastened to bottom and neck of pouch; at top is cylindrical brass mouthpiece; leather badly decayed.
Gallery Label: 
This pouch held musket or rifle balls.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Garrett H. Winter
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group