The Garden Guide

Book: Gardening tours by J.C. Loudon 1831-1842
Chapter: Northern England and Southern Scotland in 1841

Clothes washing board

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Implement used in washing Clothes. (fig. 68.) This is a simple board fluted or grooved, and it is found more efficient, as well as safer for the clothes, than hand-rubbing. The soap is held in the sunk panel a. The lower or opposite end rests on the tub. Said to be much used in North America.