Foot Warmer

Description:

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.

Date Made: 1820 - 1850

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: MassachusettsPlace Used: United States: Massachusetts, Arlington

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

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Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Scott Adams

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.392937Catalog Number: 392937Accession Number: 206516

Object Name: warmer, foot

Physical Description: iron (overall material)tin (overall material)iron wire (handles material)Measurements: 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

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-b009-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_311385

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