Creamware fragment excavated at a British Revolutionary War camp

Object Number: 
INV.5924.521
Date: 
1740-1783
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 1/4 in. ( 3.8 x 3.8 x 0.6 cm )
Description: 
Creamware fragment excavated at the British military camp on the Dyckman farm in Washington Heights, Manhattan; rim fragment with underglazed red, green, and blue floral decoration; fluted interior.
Gallery Label: 
This fragment was excavated on October 6, 1936 by the Field Exploration Committee at the British camp on the Dyckman farm, between Seaman and Payson Avenues, and at 204th Street in Washington Heights. It was part of a plate, and was owned by soldiers, by a member of a soldier's family or by another civilian living in camp, or was obtained by from local residents.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group