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Powder Horn, ca. 1815

  • Delaware, Native American

Horn and wood

  • Overall (irreg): 2 1/2 × 11 5/8 × 3 1/8 inches (6.4 × 29.5 × 7.9 cm)

Founders Society Purchase


Inscribed and dated: History of Creation T.D. 1815

Mrs. Ada Swan (Flint, Michigan, USA), who believed that the powder horn was brought from Pennsylvania to Wisconsin in a covered wagon

purchased by Richard A. Pohrt [1911-2005] (Flint, Michigan, USA)

1981-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Delaware, Native American, Powder Horn, ca. 1815, horn and wood. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 81.49.