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Accession number 1997.43
Catalog Number 1997.43.4
Object Name metal fragment
Description Iron canoe patch. Irregular triangle piece of metal with thirteen puncture holes for nails along two edges. The metal is stamped on the inside. The inscription is cut off. The legible section reads, "H. W. HAYDE..., PATENT DEC. 16..., EXTENDED, DEC. 15, 186..., REISS..., FEB. 13, 186..." This patch is a half that matches up with patch 1997.43.3 and is associated with the two nails 1997.43.5 and 1997.43.6.
Dimensions W-4.25 L-5 inches
Collection Southeastern Archaeological Objects
Imagefile 003\1997434.JPG