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Brick

Object Number: 
1890.5
Date: 
1700-1750
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/8 x 6 3/4 x 3 1/4 in. ( 3.5 x 17.1 x 8.3 cm )
Description: 
Buff-colored brick or paver.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this brick is from Fraunces Tavern, built in 1719 at Queen and Canal (now Pearl and Broad) Streets, in lower Manhattan.
Credit Line: 
Gift of E.C. Townsend
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group