About the Object

Title: Cartridge case made for Colonel Alasdair Ranaldson MacDonell, 15th Chief of Glengarry

Description: Cream and brown horn cartridge case with gilt mounts and decoration (three panels of thistle motif). The lid catch is in the design of the Red Hand. Motto on either side of the hand clasp reads, “Red Hand Victorious”. Black leather strap with tassle on the end threaded through the gilt loop on case, with gilt belt loop and buckle on the other, unattached end. “Glengarry & Clanronald” inscribed on a gilt lozenge on the lid. Eight cartridge slots inside.