Foot warmer (open)

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made in Britain

Postcard of Foot warmer (open).
© National Museums Scotland

Foot warmer (open)

This small stool opens up to reveal a tin canister which when filled with hot water would warm the feet.

The stool frame is made from oak and pine and the cover from a woollen fabric. The lining inside is felt and the fittings iron and brass. The canister is made of tin with a brass screw top.

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Online ID: 000-190-002-103-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.KNM 1 A
Date: 1850 - 1920
Between 1850 and 1920
Material: Wood; carpet-covered lid
Dimensions: 11.10" x 10.00" x 3.90"
What: Footstool / foot-warmer
Subject: Furniture, miscellaneous (NMAS Classification)
Description: Rectangular wooden footstool, part of a foot-warmer, with a carpet-covered fringed lid and four plain feet, 1850 - 1920
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