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Object Name Warmer, Bed
Catalog Number 0985.01.00053
Description Bed warmer: Covered brass pan with a cut-out and incised decoration of a male figure, probably a king, in colonial dress in the center, holding scepter and wearing olive wreath. It has a turned wooden handle, probably a late 19th-century replacement, with remnants of different glues and epoxies that were used to try to hold the handle to the pan.
Material metal (brass) ; wood
Dimensions H-4.5 W-12 L-27.5 inches
Owned Hankins family (tentative)
Provenance This bed warmer [or warming pan] was used during the war by a family in Arkansas (possibly the Hankins family).
People Hankins family (possibly)