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Foot warmer

Description

Tin box with handles containing whale oil lamp and covered with removable soapstone piece. Decorative ridges throughout.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1850
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
perforating
soapstone (metamorphic rock)
tin (metal)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
heat-distributing units
Perforated
perforating
Soapstone
soapstone (metamorphic rock)
Tin
tin (metal)
WARMER, FOOT
Dimensions
4.25 x 6.5 x 9.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.707
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8615

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