Foot Warmer

Perforated tin box with drawn-wire bail handle hooked through loops on top; one side is a wire-rimmed hinged door with bent wire pull. Box top has three bands of punched circles, while sides feature an 8-segment circle with semicircles at the corners. No marks. No brazier or pan for heat source.
Currently not on view
Object Name
warmer, foot
date made
1820 - 1850
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
iron wire (handles material)
overall: 5 3/8 in x 7 5/8 in x 8 3/4 in; 13.6525 cm x 19.3675 cm x 22.225 cm
place made
United States: Massachusetts
place used
United States: Massachusetts, Arlington
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Domestic Furnishings
Group 1
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Group 1
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Scott Adams
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