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Symbolism of the American Eagle in Trivet Designs(10/17/08) The Symbolism of the American Eagle in Trivet Designs
By Lynn Rosack
I recently received the following question from a fellow WorthPoint member:
I have a couple Wilton trivets (eagle in wreath w/heart) and I’m interested in the history of the eagle/wreath/heart symbol. Do you have any information on this?
Trivets of Cast Metal(10/4/08) What is the difference between Cast Iron and Wrought Iron? Cast iron objects are created from molten metal that has been poured into a mold and allowed to harden. In contrast, wrought iron items are individually created by bending pieces of hot, malleable iron.
Be the Curator of your own Collection!(9/20/08)
“I was at the Smithsonian for twenty years, and I’m still at the Smithsonian as a curator emeritus, and I still plan to figure out what that means for me at this point in my life.”
Bernice Johnson Reagon
What exactly are the Responsibilities of a Curator?