Horse's breastplate

Object Number: 
INV.6301.9
Date: 
1780-1830
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 x 8 1/2 in. ( 17.8 x 21.6 cm )
Description: 
Iron horse's breastplate; curved and shield-shaped; top of plate curves inward and forms two arms with two holes on each; front of plate set with battle between helmeted and armored cavalrymen.
Gallery Label: 
This object was in a box with material found by the Field Exploration Committee at Forts George and Erie in Ontario, Canada, Fort Haldimand at Cape Vincent, New York, and Fort Lennox at Isle aux Noix in New York. It is unclear which site the object comes from.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group