Overall: 19 1/2 x 12 5/8 x 3 in. ( 49.5 x 32.1 x 7.6 cm )
carved: on lower edge of cap: "LIBERTY"
etched: on brass plate: "6"
Wooden end of hammock netting enclosure from the brig "Niagara," which figured prominently in the Battle of Lake Erie; irregularly-shaped slab of wood with rounded top, sides that curve slightly inward, and painted strip of sheet metal nailed to edge; Liberty cap within a shield hand-carved and painted on obverse; small, square brass plate inscribed with number "6" nailed near top of cap.
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