Foot warmer

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1750-1850

GUSN

GUSN-8615

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

heat-distributing units
perforating
soapstone (metamorphic rock)
tin (metal)
Tin
Soapstone
Perforated
WARMER, FOOT

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4.25 x 6.5 x 9.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.707