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Powder horn w/ strap & stopper

Object Number: 
1929.149
Date: 
1773
Medium: 
Horn, wood, leather, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/8 x 7 x 19 1/4 in. ( 7.9 x 17.8 x 48.9 cm )
Marks: 
incised: along one side: "Jonas Hoit's / Horn Dat'd Bedford / April 4 1773"
Description: 
Carved powder horn with leather strap and wooden stopper, wooden cover at one end with metal loop at the center with strap strung through; horn incised with horizontal lines and some foliage; spout end ribbed near the end, with opposite end of strap tied beneath.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Algernon Sydney Sulliven and George H. Sullivan
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group