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Knife blade fragment excavated at a British Revolutionary War camp

Object Number: 
INV.5924.527
Date: 
1760-1783
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/4 x 3/4 in. ( 7 x 1.9 cm )
Description: 
Iron knife blade fragment excavated at the British military camp on the Dyckman farm in Washington Heights, Manhattan; single-edged.
Gallery Label: 
This blade was excavated on October 6, 1936 by the Field Exploration Committee at the British camp on the Dyckman farm, at Payson Avenue, and Beak Street in Washington Heights.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group