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Accession # SRM1983-72.14c

Shot pouch

19th century


Shot pouches were carried by hunters along with a powder horn. The pouch might include a knife sheath or a loop for a hand ax. Inside the pouch was room for food, a tinderbox, or any other items that might be necessary for a hunting trip.




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