Powderhorn

Object Number: 
1951.510
Date: 
1850-1865
Medium: 
Brass, iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 x 3 x 1 in. ( 17.8 x 7.6 x 2.5 cm )
Description: 
Brass and iron powder flask; pear-shaped with cylindrical mouthpiece at top of circular collar and hinged iron lever on side; stamped on both sides is eagle grasping American flags in both claws, perched above cannon, anchor, and other war trophies, with rayed background, thirteen stars, and crossed revolvers at top.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the 7th Regiment, National Guard New York
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group