Antique Primitive Carved Wooden Mangle Board, Washboard


Primitive lovers shouldn't be without a nice, old mangle board! Carved from a single piece of wood, it has a terrific, old, unrestored patina. One side is completely smooth while the other has carved ridges which show age and wear from use. In the 19th century, mangle boards were typically used in combination with wooden rods to smooth wrinkles out of fabrics and to beat down woven fabric into a linen-type texture. They were also used for scrubbing clothes clean. This one has a nicely carved handle, rich coloring, and great graining. They are beautiful, primitive It’s a scarce, primitive, old, household tool are excellent for displaying on a wall, in a trencher, in a copper boiler, or on a shelf! An excellent value for the money, you won't be disappointed! 20 3/4” L by 4 1/4” W


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