Tooled Leather Horn

A cattle horn, covered in strips of tooled leatherwork, and attached to a carrying strap. The British Museum records describe it as a gun-powder horn, though it may also be a decorative object.

Further Information

  • Type: Containers, vessels
  • Object: Tooled Leather Horn
  • Materials: Bone, ivory, tooth, Leather, animal skin, Textile
  • Culture Group: Mandingo
  • Dimensions: 72mm [L] x 190mm [W] x 170mm [C]
  • Production Date: Pre 1956
  • Associated Places: Unknown
  • Associated People: Methodist Missionary Society
  • Museum: British Museum
  • Accession Number: BM:Af.1956.10.10

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