Bayonet, Revolutionary War American or Hessian

Title:
Bayonet, Revolutionary War American or Hessian
Date: 
1770-1800
Medium: 
Steel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 17 x 2 3/4 x 1 1/8 in. ( 43.2 x 7 x 2.9 cm )
Description: 
Steel angular bayonet with triangular blade; cylindrical socket with zigzag mortise.
Object Number: 
INV.7835
Gallery Label: 
This bayonet has been linked to the period of the Revolutionary War. It may have been used by either Hessian or U.S. forces.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group