Foot Warmer

Description
Rectangular, slat-top, wood-frame foot warmer or stove with opposed double-baluster supports that holds a perforated tin box with wire-rimmed, hinged door. Box top has three perforated bands; box sides feature two, large punchwork concentric circles and five, small punchwork diamonds. Wire bail handle hooked through loops on frame top; wire loop pull on box. Doweled through-tenon joints. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
late 18th century
place made
United States: New Jersey, Ramsey
place used
United States: New Jersey, Ramsey
Physical Description
wood (frame material)
iron (box material)
tin (box material)
iron wire (handles material)
Measurements
overall: 6 in x 8 7/8 in x 7 1/2 in; 15.24 cm x 22.5425 cm x 19.05 cm
ID Number
DL.393507
catalog number
393507
accession number
209940
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Alice E. Till
See more items in
Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Group 1
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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