Powder flask

Object Number: 
1937.107
Date: 
1840-1865
Medium: 
Iron, leather, cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 3/4 x 3 x 1 3/4 in. ( 22.2 x 7.6 x 4.4 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: body: "3/LBS"
Description: 
Iron and leather powder flask; pear-shaped with cylindrical mouthpiece at top of circular collar and hinged iron lever on side; stitched brown leather cover.
Credit Line: 
Gift of William A. Robbins
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group