Clothes wringer

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1888-1900

GUSN

GUSN-20575

Description

Clothes wringer. Wooden frame w/ 2 rollers inside and large iron handle on side to turn rollers. Iron flat piece on one side for clothes. 2 iron screw pegs on top and 2 on bottom for adjustments.

Details

Descriptive Terms

iron (metal)
wood (plant material)
Iron
WRINGER, CLOTHES

Inscription

Carved and painted on front and back: ""HOUSEHOLD/ HORSE-SHOE BRAND/ STEEL BALL BEARINGS/ improved guide board for spreading the clothes/ THE AMERICAN WRINGER CO./ NEW YORK U.S.A.""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

The American Wringer Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

New York, NY, USA

Object Type

Maintenance T&E

Dimensions

17 x 15 x 6.25 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.3727

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