Brass spikes in envelope (7)

Brass spikes in envelope (7)
Title
Brass spikes in envelope (7)
Date 
1770-1810
Medium 
Brass
Dimensions 
largest: 6 3/8 x 5/8 in. ( 16.2 x 1.6 cm )
Description 
Brass spikes.
Credit Line 
Gift of Maurice Blumenthal
Object Number 
1921.33a-g
Gallery Label 
These spikes were found inside the hull of a ship uncovered in 1920 during subway excavations at Broad and Front Streets in lower Manhattan. They may not have been part of the ship, since spikes used in ship contruction at the time were usually made of copper.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group