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Baluster fragment from Dutch church

Object Number: 
INV.1063
Date: 
1700-1800
Medium: 
Wood, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 22 1/4 x 3 3/4 x 2 in. ( 56.5 x 9.5 x 5.1 cm )
Marks: 
handwritten in ink: on paper affixed to upper surface: "From the Old / Dutch Church / Liberty and Nassau St / New York" handwritten in pencil: on paper affixed to upper surface: "June 21, 1916"
Description: 
Fragment of a wooden baluster from a Dutch church that once stood at Liberty and Nassau Street in downtown Manhattan; paper with inscription affixed to upper surface.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group