Foot warmer

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1816

GUSN

GUSN-25238

Description

Oval wood base surmounted by oval tin pierced foot warmer. Side pierce work has leaf, dot and cross motif w/ the initials "IB" and the date "1816". Conforming door opens onto small pierced tin oval tray w/ flat squared handle. Top pierced in circular designs w/ D-shaped handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

heat-distributing units
tin (metal)
Tin
WARMER, FOOT

Inscription

See description.

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

9.5 x 8.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman

Accession Number

1985.342