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& Horn Accoutrements
note the following cattle horn and bone products are made from a natural
product, and will vary in coloration. Thank
you for your interest.
Accoutrement. In English, the word Accoutrements
has a number of meanings, in the 18th century it was referred to as
an accessory or apparatus needed for their task or journey.
salt horns were carried by all military personnel in the American
Revolution to season poor, half-cooked, or overcooked boiled
meat. A similar small horn is on display in the National Museum
of the American Revolution (see:
this link to the National Museum of the American Revolution).
In the museum it is listed as a salt horn, but some researchers
believe these horns were also used for laudanum and opium, as
well used for snuff (ground tobacco). The horn is overall 3.375
inches long and at its widest part 0.75 inches in diameter.