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Washing supplies

Object Number: 
2002.1.1486
Date: 
1900-1940
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
10 3/8 x 5 7/8 x 1/4 in.
Description: 
This wood panel was the top insert in a metal hand washboard. This panel reads on both sides in blue and black "Good House Keepers/ Requires No Hard Rubbing/ Save Soap and Energy/ The Board Does The Work/ Self Cleansing Front Drain/ Brass/ Cupples Company-St. Louis, Mo." See similar item 2002.1.1487
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group