Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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powder horn with stopper
  • United States
  • powder horn with stopper, late 1800s–1993
  • Where object was made: United States
  • horn, wood, metal, incising
  • Object Length/Diameter: 13 x 4.5 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 5 1/8 x 1 3/4 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1446

The powder horn has a small wooden stopper (in two pieces). The wooden plate at the wide end is nailed in place. A single, wide groove is incised around the narrow end.