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Trivet

Trivet

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Description
Cast, tulip-shaped, leaf-and-scroll-patterned trivet with circle-and-heart handle; three D-section legs. Symmetrical design features three fern or acanthus leaves, the center leaf flanked by fluted scrolls, with a pair of open pointed ovals at base. No marks. Trivets DL*290448A-B are the same pattern; DL*290448A is an old example, DL*290448B is a reproduction.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
trivet
date made
ca 1900
place made
United States
Physical Description
iron, cast (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/4 in x 6 3/8 in x 8 1/2 in; 3.175 cm x 16.1925 cm x 21.59 cm
ID Number
DL.290448B
catalog number
290448B
accession number
59652
Credit Line
Gift of Caroline E. Bates
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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