Shoe buckle fragment excavated at a British Revolutionary War camp
Overall: 1/4 x 2 in. ( 0.6 x 5.1 cm )
Bronze shoe buckle fragment excavated at the British military camp on the Dyckman farm in Washington Heights, Manhattan; square, arched frame with small rectangle of engraved diamonds on each arm of frame.
This buckle was excavated by Reginald P. Bolton, William L. Calver, and others before or after the formation of the Field Exploration Committee in 1918, at the British camp on the Dyckman farm, between Seaman and Payson Avenues and 204th Street, in Washington Heights. The buckle was worn by a British, Hessian, or Loyalist officer.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.