Brass object excavated at a British Revolutionary War camp

Title:
Brass object excavated at a British Revolutionary War camp
Date: 
1760-1783
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/8 x 3/8 x 1/4 in. ( 2.9 x 1 x 0.6 cm )
Description: 
Brass object excavated at the British military camp on the Dyckman farm in Washington Heights, Manhattan; small rectangular bridge-shaped object with engraved floral decoration.
Object Number: 
INV.5924.432
Gallery Label: 
This object was excavated by Reginald Pelham Bolton and others prior to or after the formation of the Field Exploration Committee in 1918, at the British camp on the Dyckman farm, between Seaman and Payson Avenues, and at 204th St. in Washington Heights. The object is possibly a brass mount for an officer's decorated musket or pistol.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group