The Footwarmers can be adopted for £50 for 1 year or £125 for 3 years.
Also known as stoifes, these carved oak footwarmers were intricately painted with floral designs. Fitted with a brass handle on the top, they were filled with hot coals. Commonly used within the home, in carriages or could be carried to church.
When you adopt an object your name, or the name of the person you are buying the adoption for, will appear on a notice by your chosen to object for the Adoption period. If you chose adopt an object not on display we will acknowledge the adoption on our website and also on a special display board in the Museum. Everyone who adopts an object will also receive a Certificate of Adoption and be featured in our Members Newsletter, Your adoption will help us look after your chosen object and support the work of the Museum as a whole.