Bed warmer

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

19th century

GUSN

GUSN-307737

Description

Circular brass bed warmer with floral decoration. Pan lid held to hinge with copper rivets. Turned wooden handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bed warmers
brass (alloy)
wood (plant material)
copper alloy
piercing
incising
Warmer, Bed
Warmer, Bed

Associated Building

Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

42 1/2 x 3 1/4 (HxD), 11 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.422