Sock dryers (2)

Object Number: 
1951.35ab
Date: 
1870-1880
Medium: 
Wood, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 1 5/8 in. ( 11.4 x 11.4 x 4.1 cm )
Description: 
Pair of small, wooden foot-shaped sock dryers; circular walls at top with metal staples for hanging; traces of clear varnish.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donors, these wooden forms were used for drying the socks of Martha Mott (1873-1950).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Thomas Mott Fraser and Mrs. C. G. Parker in memory of their mother, Martha Mott Fraser (1873-1950)
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group