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Powder horn w/tag

Object Number: 
1954.199
Date: 
1750-1800
Medium: 
Horn, wood, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/4 x 4 3/4 x 12 1/4 in. ( 8.3 x 12.1 x 31.1 cm )
Description: 
Carved horn powder horn, with wooden cover over one end, carved with ribs around the edge, with metal loop at the center; horn decorated with Indian imagery; spout end carved with ribs, spout is wooden, with metal loop beneath.
Gallery Label: 
This Iroquois powder horn was found in an Indian cache at Cayadutta Creek, near Johnstown in the Mohawk Valley. It is decorated with Inidian images from that region.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. R. W. G. Vail
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group