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Foot Warmer

1992.447 (RS25751)

Description

Square form with hinged green velvet covered lid on can forming the base, raised in four turned feet. The box is painted red and it has a swing metal wire handle. The box is lined with tin and fitted with a whale oil burner.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1850
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
tin (metal)
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
heat-distributing units
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
Tin
tin (metal)
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
WARMER, FOOT
Dimensions
5 1/2 x 8 x 7 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.447
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11112

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