Brass object

Brass object
Title
Brass object
Date 
1760-1783
Medium 
Brass
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 1/2 x 2 1/8 in. ( 8.9 x 5.4 cm )
Description 
Flat, rectangular brass plate with hole in center and V-shaped at one end.
Object Number 
INV.5716.16
Gallery Label 
This object was excavated by the Field Exploration Committee from a refuse deposit near a military camp and fort at Richmond, Staten Island. Built after the arrival of British forces under General William Howe in July, 1776, the fort was occupied by British and Hessian troops until evacuation in 1783.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group