Foot Warmer

Description:

Rectangular, wood-frame foot warmer or stove, with slatted top, sides, and a hook-and-eye fastened, hinged door; all frame pieces straight and rectangular in section. Holds a perforated tin box with a wire-rimmed, hinged door with wire loop pull. Top has three perforated bands; sides feature a divided circle. Lapped and "T" joints; nailed construction. No marks.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States

See more items in: Home and Community Life: Domestic Life, Domestic Furnishings

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: ZZ.RSN81544U00

Object Name: warmer, foot

Physical Description: wood (frame material)iron (box material)tin (box material)iron wire (handles material)Measurements: overall: 7 in x 9 1/4 in x 9 1/8 in; 17.78 cm x 23.495 cm x 23.1775 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-b00a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_308046

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