Powder horn with strap and shot pouch

Native American (possibly Delaware)
early 19th century


Overall (powderhorn): 71.1 x 19.1 cm (28 x 7 1/2 in.) Overall (shot pouch): 73.7 x 16.5 cm (29 x 6 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool twill trimmed with glass beads, horn

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Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Commercial-made powder horn with lathe-turned cap, strap of red wool trade cloth with black wool appliqued ovals and bands along the edges trimmed with white beads, matching shot pouch.


Said to be from the collection of Nathaniel Hurd, Frederick, Maryland, by descent in the family; Skinner American Indian & Ethonographic Art sale, May 10, 2008, lot 335; Tim Phillips, Cambridge, MA

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Gift of Timothy Phillips