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Foot Warmer

Description

Drum-like form, the pierced and punch-decorated tin panels held by wood frame with four turned spindles at sides. Metal bail handle. Wood stained red.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1840
Inscriptions
Incribed jelly jar label on bottom frame: (NFL's hand:) ""From the / Icobod Goodwin house--South / Berwick, Maine / (fr. Eliz. Goodwin / 1961)"".
Associated Building
Used At Icabod Goodwin House. Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
ash (wood)
maple (wood)
punching (surface marking technique)
tin (metal)
Object type
Household Accessory
Places
Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
Ash
ash (wood)
heat-distributing units
Maple
maple (wood)
Punched
punching (surface marking technique)
Tin
tin (metal)
Warmer, Foot
Dimensions
8 (H), 12 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.314
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2306

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