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Powder Horn: Zuni Indian, with Bullet Pouch and Strap (I-19), with a Vignette Scene of a Hair Combing Courtship Ritual

Object Number: 
1907.36.403
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Black ink and wash, gouache, watercolor, brown ink, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 14 3/4 x 12 5/8 in. ( 37.5 x 32.1 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed center: by Rufus A. Grider/ of Canajoharie/ N.Y./ from the original / Dec. 30/ 1890
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed and signed at center in brown ink: "by Rufus A. Grider / of Canajoharie / N.Y. / from the Original / Dec. 30. 1890."; inscribed at lower right below vignette: "Combing his hair with grass or straw / ZUNI COURTSHIP...."; below: "A ZUNI POWDER HORN...", followed by a brief history of the horn
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group