Plate warmer


Title
Plate warmer
Description
This tin plate warmer would have been a luxury in the 1800s. The warmer would reflect the heat from a fireplace to warm dishes and plates for formal meals. The accompanying video describes its use and the custom of formal meals on plantations. Date approximated.
Date
1800-1818
Original Format
equipment
Extent
Local Identifier
Historic Hope Plantation
Subject(s)
Spatial
Location of Original
Historic Hope Plantation
Rights
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