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Plate

Object Number: 
1947.540
Date: 
1750-1800
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/4 x 9 3/8 in. ( 4.4 x 23.8 cm )
Description: 
Reassembled drape-molded redware plate with serrated rim and obverse with slip-trailed decoration of three stripes flanked by rows of wavy lines.
Gallery Label: 
This plate was formerly part of the Reginald Pelham Bolton collection of Colonial and Revolutionary War relics in the Morris-Jumel Mansion. It was found on the site of the Van Oblienis house near Fort Washington Avenue and 176th Street, in 1913. See the N-YHS Quarterly (October 1929), p. 89, item 14, p. 98.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Washington Headquarters Association, D. A. R.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group