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Black Wrought Iron Trivet

Black wrought iron trivet with short legs, on long handle with loop.

Object number: 1977.6.1

Dimensions: Total length 20 3/4”; length of handle 14”; Plate 6 3/4” x 7 3/4”

Estimated age: 1770.



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…

Maggie