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Cast circular trivet spelling either “CWC” or “CMC” in entwined acanthus leaves and vines on four peg feet. Underside is molded: “CW/O-14 COLONIAL WMSBURG CYPHER/COPYRIGHT 1950”.
Maker is the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, circa 1926-present.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
ca 1950
place made
United States: Virginia, Williamsburg
Physical Description
metal, iron (overall material)
overall: 5/8 in x 6 1/4 in x 6 in; 1.5875 cm x 15.875 cm x 15.24 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Jane Griffin Yeingst and William H. Yeingst
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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