Ironing Board

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1740-1750

GUSN

GUSN-11670

Description

Of oblong wood form with one end broader than the other. The narrow end is pierced for hanging, and the side is incised with an inscription.

Details

Descriptive Terms

ironing boards
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
Pine
BOARD, IRONING

Inscription

Carved on the edge is: SARAH FRENCH 1744/RF.

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

17.5 x 4 x 0.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.771