Contributed by Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum
The soapstone foot warmer was heated on a stove and then placed in a sleigh or pung to warm one's feet. Unlike foot warmers that were heated with live coals, soapstone foot warmers posed no fire risk.
About This Item
- Title: Soap Stone Foot Warmer, ca. 1900
- Creation Date: circa 1900
- Subject Date: circa 1900
- Location: Littleton, Aroostook County, ME
- Media: Soapstone
- Dimensions: 4 cm x 40 cm x 20 cm
- Object Type: Physical Object
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For more information about this item, contact:Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum
1678 U.S. Route 1, Littleton, ME 04730
(207) 538-9604 (Debbie)
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