is a shot bag and horn that were made to be together.
is a well made but simple shot bag that was common to find hanging for trade or
sale in any gunsmith, cobble or harness makers shop in the 18th
bag is made from 2/3 oz. veg. tanned leather, handed stitched with welted
seams. The bag size is 6 ¼” at the opening and 7” at its widest point, and 7 1/2’ deep.
opening of the bag as well as the rolled edge of the flap is trimmed in
pigskin. The backside of the flap is lined in natural linen and held closed
with a tab and button.
is a small inside pocket, 4” by 3”
strap is cut from 5/6oz. veg. tanned leather and fitted out with a hand forged
bag and strap is dyed brown and treated with neat’s-foot oil and bee’s wax to complete
powder horn is also simple, light in color, measuring 14 ½” around the outside
curve and 3 ¼” across the butt and is air tight. The strap is made of a heavy
cow hide and dyed a dark brown and held in place with two iron staples.