Portable Foot Warmer

Foot Warmer.JPG

Title

Portable Foot Warmer

Subject

Foot Warmers--1800-1900

Description

Wood and punched tin foot warmer with wire bale handle attached to eyelets on top of wooden outer frame. Wood frame has four turned wooden columns, mortised through the top and bottom. Tin case has hand punched hearts and geometric patterns on front, back, top and sides, along with wire knob handle that turns to open and close outer door. Inner coal tray has 2 handmade rivets on each corner and small metal pull tab handle riveted to front. Wooden frame is 9" ( L) x 7 1/2" (W) x 5 1/2" (H); tin outer case measures 7" (L) x 6" (W) x 4 1/2" (H); metal coal carrier is 5" (L) x 5" (W) x 2 3/4" (H).

Creator

Unknown

Date

1800-1900 ca

Contributor

Gift of Eva B. Flagg, (1891-1988).

Source

CHS

Rights

CHS. Fair Use.

Relation

CHS-1986-041
CHS-1986-043
CHS-1986-055

Format

jpeg

Type

Physical object

Identifier

CHS-1986-042

Coverage

Conway, Mass.

Identifier

008

Citation

Unknown , “Portable Foot Warmer,” Conway Historical Society, accessed August 21, 2019, http://conwaymasshistory.org/items/show/169.