Folk Art of Early America: The Engraved Powder Horn by: Jim Dresslar
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Engraved, carved powder horns from the 18th century are a unique American form of folk art. Shown in this large format book with color photos & detailed descriptions.
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This full-color, hardcover book features 436 photos of 110 carved and engraved powder horns, specifically chosen to reflect the magnificent variety of subjects and the artistic range of the individual carver. Along with the flintlock musket or rifle, the powder horn was essential to the American colonist's survival in a wild and untamed wilderness. The exquisite examples illustrated in this book reflect the full range of the artist's craft, from beautiful map horns to very personal horns commemorating events and loved ones.
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- Width: 12.38 inches
- Height: 9.25 inches
- Depth: 0 inch
- Weight: 4.81 pounds
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