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Gun Powder Pouch

Foltz, George
Place Made:
Salem North Carolina United States of America
Date Made:
leather –metal –bone
HOA 6-1/2″; WOA 7″
Accession Number:
Double leather strap gun pouch with powder dispenser made of the tip of a horn; the powder horn is also attached to the same strap (5680.3). The bag is small and made of brown leather with black stitching; having a button hole slit for the pressed eagle button. The small horn scoop is conical in shape and used for dispensing powder, contained inside the bag.
The rifle, pouch and powder horn were a birthday gift for Foltz’s twelve year old nephew, David Reich who lived on a farm in another Moravian settlement in West Salem, Illinois.
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Reich in memory of Matthews Reich and George and Verona (Reich) Foltz.