Trivet

Description
Cast, spade-shaped trivet with long hanging handle; design features a fylfot in circle at center with compasses and square at toe and the roman letters "D S" flanked by sprigs of leaves and curved hearts across bottom. Three D-section legs. Groove around perimeter; no railing. No other marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
trivet
date made
1830 - 1850
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/2 in x 9 5/8 in x 4 1/4 in; 3.81 cm x 24.4475 cm x 10.795 cm
place made
United States
ID Number
1978.0939.038
accession number
1978.0939
catalog number
1978.0939.038
See more items in
Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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