Powder flask

Object Number: 
1937.109
Date: 
1840-1865
Medium: 
Iron, leather, cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 1 3/4 in. ( 24.1 x 8.9 x 4.4 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: mouthpiece: "1/............./1 1/4" body: "4/lbs"
Description: 
Iron, leather, and cotton powder flask; pear-shaped body with cylindrical iron mouthpiece at top of circular collar and hinged iron lever on side; stitched brown leather cover; stamped on both sides is rabbit and three birds suspended from looped hunting snare.
Credit Line: 
Gift of William A. Robbins
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group