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Desk trivet

Object Number: 
1970.6.2
Date: 
ca. 1840
Medium: 
Rosewood, wool, linen, brass, metal, glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 9 1/4 x 9 1/4 in. ( 5.7 x 23.5 x 23.5 cm )
Description: 
Square wooden trivet on four bun feet with needlepoint and beadwork panel on top, of various colors of wool thread and glass and metal beads; scalloped medallion in center of panel with eight sections radiating on all sides out to edges, decorated in floral and arabesque designs with beads and plain needlepoint stitch.
Credit Line: 
Gift of James McCosh Magie
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group