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Metal Trivet

​Small triangular iron trivet on three legs. North Carolina origin

Object number: 1932.14.1

Dimensions: 7” x 7” x 6” - 2-1/2” high

Estimated age: 1775.

What visitors say

Thank you so much for leading us on a guided tour of the Joel Lane House! I had no idea that the kitchen was separate from the main house, and how different the two are. I had always assumed that the most dangerous job for a slave was in the fields, but your expertise showed me that the kitchen (because of the heat and potential for fire) was actually the most dangerous for a slave woman…