Foot Warmer

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1830-1850

GUSN

GUSN-11112

Description

Square form with hinged green velvet covered lid on can forming the base, raised in four turned feet. The box is painted red and it has a swing metal wire handle. The box is lined with tin and fitted with a whale oil burner.

Details

Descriptive Terms

heat-distributing units
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
tin (metal)
velvet (fabric weave)
pine (wood)
Pine
Tin
Velvet
Painted
WARMER, FOOT

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

5 1/2 x 8 x 7 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.447