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Foot warmer

1985.369A-C (RS117583)

Description

Wooden carrying case w/ wire bail handle. Case is mortise and tenon construction w/ four turned supports joining top and bottom. Tin case has hinged door w/ ring handle. All four sides display punched decoration of heart inside circle. Inside tin case is a dished tin tray w/ applied handle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1800
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
tin (metal)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Household Accessory
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
heat-distributing units
Tin
tin (metal)
WARMER, FOOT
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
11 x 7.625 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.369A-C
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25268

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