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Plate

Plate
Title
Plate
Date 
1750-1800
Medium 
Earthenware
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 3/4 x 9 3/8 in. ( 4.4 x 23.8 cm )
Description 
Reassembled drape-molded redware plate with serrated rim and obverse with slip-trailed decoration of three stripes flanked by rows of wavy lines.
Credit Line 
Gift of the Washington Headquarters Association, D. A. R.
Object Number 
1947.540
Gallery Label 
This plate was formerly part of the Reginald Pelham Bolton collection of Colonial and Revolutionary War relics in the Morris-Jumel Mansion. It was found on the site of the Van Oblienis house near Fort Washington Avenue and 176th Street, in 1913. See the N-YHS Quarterly (October 1929), p. 89, item 14, p. 98.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group