Fragment of wood from near spot where Burgoyne surrendered

Object Number: 
INV.819
Date: 
1780-1800
Medium: 
Wood, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 4 3/4 in. ( 2.5 x 12.1 cm )
Marks: 
handwritten: on label: "Piece of the tree near/ the place where/ Burgoin [sic] surrendered"
Description: 
Cross section of tree or branch with paper label affixed to one side.
Gallery Label: 
According to a note affixed to the object, it came from a tree near the place where Burgoyne surrendered.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group