Handle from a Bed Warmer

Description
Turned wooden handle from a patent model (U.S. Patent No. 146,577) of a bed warmer, made by Job Crockett of Portsmouth, OH, and patented on January 20, 1874. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
patent date
1874-01-20
place made
United States: Ohio, Portsmouth
Physical Description
maple (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7 1/8 in x 3/4 in; 18.0975 cm x 1.905 cm
ID Number
DL.251772
catalog number
251772
accession number
48890
patent number
146577
See more items in
Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Group 1
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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