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Wood fragment from the "Merrimac" w/document

Object Number: 
INV.835
Date: 
ca. 1862
Medium: 
Wood, paper, string
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/4 x 10 1/4 x 1 in. ( 0.6 x 26 x 2.5 cm )
Marks: 
written: in ink on note: "Piece of the/ Merrimac"
Description: 
Wood fragment with paper note attached with red string.
Gallery Label: 
According to the attached note, this fragment is part of the "Merrimac."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group