Spoons (2) excavated at West Point

Object Number: 
INV.5925.181-182
Date: 
1760-1783
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
largest: 7 1/4 x 1 5/8 x 3/8 in.
Description: 
Pewter spoons excavated at West Point; deep, rounded bowls; one spoon has flared handle.
Gallery Label: 
These spoons were excavated in 1923 by the Field Exploration Committee at West Point, a citadel of barracks and redoubts built in the Hudson Highlands of New York by the Continental Army. West Point was built to guard the highlands from an attack by the British Army stationed in New York City.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group