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Powder Horn

Artist/Maker:
Foltz, George
Place Made:
Salem North Carolina United States of America
Date Made:
1844-1854
Medium:
horn –wood –metal –leather
Dimensions:
Approximate LOA 10-1/4″
Accession Number:
5680.3
Description:
Undecorated powder horn with a flat removables tip for dispensing gun powder. The opposite end has a round carved wooden cap with a metal hook attached for the leather strap.
History:
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.