Shot pouch

Object Number: 
X.184
Date: 
1830-1860
Medium: 
Leather, brass, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 29 x 3 1/4 x 7/8 in. ( 73.7 x 8.3 x 2.2 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: mouthpiece: "AM.FLASK & CAP CO."
Description: 
Stitched brown leather pouch with leather shoulder strap fastened to bottom; at top of pouch is cylindrical brass mouthpiece with hinged iron lever on side.
Gallery Label: 
This pouch held musket or rifle balls.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group