Fork

Object Number: 
INV.6301.7
Date: 
1770-1820
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 3/4 x 3/4 in. ( 17.1 x 1.9 cm )
Description: 
Iron fork; two-tined with twisted shaft and looped handle.
Gallery Label: 
This fork 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 fork comes from. The fork is of the type made by American and British soldiers in military camps during the Revolutionary War.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group