Foot warmer

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1750-1800

GUSN

GUSN-25268

Description

Wooden carrying case w/ wire bail handle. Case is mortise and tenon construction w/ four turned supports joining top and bottom. Tin case has hinged door w/ ring handle. All four sides display punched decoration of heart inside circle. Inside tin case is a dished tin tray w/ applied handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

11 x 7.625 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

1985.369A-C

Places

Massachusetts (United States)