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Electric foot warmer

Object Number: 
1957.79
Date: 
1915-1940
Medium: 
Iron, porcelain, textile
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 10 x 9 in. ( 10.2 x 25.4 x 22.9 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: metal label on back: "SIMPLEX QUALITY/T: 18 75V [100 over 125A] 86"
Description: 
Electric foot warmer painted black, wedge-shaped with grate decorated with pierced foliate motifs, and scalloped sides (of base); grate covers the warming mechanism and electrical cord extends from a circular white porcelain washer directly above metal label.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Walden I. Monte
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group