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Accession number 1962.074
Catalog Number 1962.074.0001
Object Name Warmer, Foot
Description Wooden box-like device; designed to be used as a foot warmer; it is essentially rectangular in shape; has a sliding door on the front designed to be pulled up and opened from bottom to top; there is a piece of tin on the bottom of the inside of the foot warmer; numerous holes have been drilled at random all throughout the foot warmer; the holes on the door have been drilled in a rough circle with one hole in the center; semi-circular shaped wire handle; each end is bent to fit through two eyes at either side of the top of the foot warmer; sides are dovetailed together; stained medium brown, but is unvarnished; bottom of foot warmer does not have any holes drilled through it; base of foot warmer slants outward on all four corners
Depth (in) 8.875
Height (in) 6.25
Length (in) 6.75
Width (in) 8.875
Material Wood/Metal
Provenance For an illustration of this foot warmer, see Shaker Furniture by Edward Deming Andrews, plate 20, pg. 79