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

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.447