Handle from a Bed Warmer

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.
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Object Name
handle, bed warmer
patent date
Physical Description
maple (overall material)
overall: 7 1/8 in x 3/4 in; 18.0975 cm x 1.905 cm
place made
United States: Ohio, Portsmouth
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
patent number
Domestic Furnishings
Group 1
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Group 1
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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