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Foot warmer

Object Number: 
1942.358
Date: 
1800-1850
Medium: 
Wood, iron, tin
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/4 x 9 7/8 x 7 3/4 in. ( 15.9 x 25.1 x 19.7 cm )
Description: 
Rectangular box of tinned sheet iron with pierced top and sides with circular and diamond motifs, painted antique gold, with a wooden frame with turned stiles all painted black; hinged metal door, bail handle.
Gallery Label: 
This footwarmer was used in the donor's family for nearly a century.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Louise M. L. Puig
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group