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Powder horn

Object Number: 
1963.129
Date: 
1794
Medium: 
Horn, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/4 x 3 1/2 x 10 1/2 in. ( 7 x 8.9 x 26.7 cm )
Marks: 
incised: along one side: "William McFarland, July ye 4. 1794 / M. 3/6"
Description: 
Carved horn powder horn with wooden cover over one end, wooden spout at opposite end; horn incised with inscription along one side, with dogs chasing a deer, a turkey, coiled snake, and a crown above a thistle.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Irving S. Olds
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group