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Foot Warmer

1991.1179 (RS25746)

Description

Square form with an overhanging top with a bent wire handle on a dovetailed box with a projecting base. All sides and the top are pierced with circular holes. One side and a portion of top lifts to reveal a circular tin dish within.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1810
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
dovetail joints
walnut (wood)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Dovetail
dovetail joints
heat-distributing units
Walnut
walnut (wood)
WARMER, FOOT
Dimensions
6.5 x 8.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1179
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2737

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