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Foot warmer

1985.342 (RS118664)

Description

Oval wood base surmounted by oval tin pierced foot warmer. Side pierce work has leaf, dot and cross motif w/ the initials "IB" and the date "1816". Conforming door opens onto small pierced tin oval tray w/ flat squared handle. Top pierced in circular designs w/ D-shaped handle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1816
Inscriptions
See description.
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
tin (metal)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
heat-distributing units
Tin
tin (metal)
WARMER, FOOT
Dimensions
9.5 x 8.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.342
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25238

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