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Catalog Number 02236
Object Name Horn, Powder
Collection Don J. Folsom
Date 1861
Tribe Choctaw
Description Calling horn; pattern made in bands; oak base plug on bottom; decorated with figures and animals; geometric and dots; brass fitting at small end and lead collar; made from cow horn; brass mouthpiece; band of pewter (according to appraisal) with inlaid triangles & diagonal cuts; carved in relief: figure of a woman, a lion and a beaver; three bands with dots and arches; bottom 1/2 has Indian on horseback chasing white man on horseback and large squirrel (?); oak cap on end is carved with a cross
Dimensions W-2.559 L-10.827 inches
Material cow horn, brass, lead, oak
People Folsom, Don J.
Search Terms Native American
horn
Category Native American Spoons Horns