Soap Stone Foot Warmer, ca. 1900

Contributed by Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum

Description

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.

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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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Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum
1678 U.S. Route 1, Littleton, ME 04730
(207) 538-9604 (Debbie)
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