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This was piece of furniture was made by Charles A. Calwell (1873-1975). Calwell lived with his wife, Nancy Ellen, in Wetmore, Kansas. He gathered horns from Texas Longhorns that were dehorned in Wetmore. Furniture made of horns was popular toward the end of the 19th century.

Creator: Calwell, Charles A.
Date: between 1890 and 1900

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Item Number: 209949
KSHS Identifier: 1975.75.3

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