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Bedwarmer

2015.62.140 (RS222993)

Description

Pierced brass bedwarmer with etched flower design, flat metal handle. Used at Highfields, Byfield, MA.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1785
Inscriptions
"Warming pan used at 'Highfields,' Byfield, MA. Probably belonged to Abraham & Ann Longfellow Adams married at Highfields 1783" (handwritten)
Material
brass (alloy)
Object type
Household Accessories; Other Household Accessories
Places
Byfield (Essex county, Massachusetts)
United States
Descriptive terms
bed warmers
brass (alloy)
Warmer, Bed
Dimensions
41 1/2 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
2015.62.140
Credit Line
Gift of the Joan Pearson Watkins Trust
GUSN
310846

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