Safe/Haven Update

Due to a private event, the exhibition Safe/Haven will be closed to visitors from 2–5 pm on Friday, May 14.

Bone buttons (3) excavated at the site of a British Revolutionary War fort in St

Object Number: 
INV.5818.1a-1c
Date: 
1775-1783
Medium: 
Bone
Dimensions: 
Largest (button): 3/4 x 1/8 in. (1.9 x 0.3 cm)
Description: 
Bone buttons excavated by the Field Exploration Committee at the site of a British Revolutionary War campsite at Richmond, Staten Island; may have been attached to the back of metal military buttons.
Gallery Label: 
These bone buttons were excavated by the Field Exploration Committee at the site of the British Revolutionary War fort at Richmond, Staten Island.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group