Section of water pipe

Object Number: 
1901.1[dup]
Date: 
1770-1800
Medium: 
Wood, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/4 x 12 1/2 in. ( 18.4 x 31.8 cm )
Description: 
Section of wooden water pipe where one piece of pipe was joined to another; metal hoop embedded in pipe.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this pipe was dug up on Oliver Street, New York City, while changing sewers for the Rapid transit Tunnel.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Chandler Davis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group