Brick

Brick
Title
Brick
Date 
1700-1770
Medium 
Clay, plaster
Dimensions 
Overall: 8 1/2 x 4 1/4 x 1 3/4 in. ( 21.6 x 10.8 x 4.4 cm )
Description 
Brick; with plaster fragments.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mr. Rogers D. Small, through Major Howland Pell
Object Number 
1932.184
Gallery Label 
This brick came from the fireplace of the Colonial DeWint house at Tappan, New York, where the donor had lived for many years. General George Washington used the house as his headquarters in 1780, where on October 2 he signed the death warrant of British spy Major John Andre.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group