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Washboard and Soap

Period:
20th Century
Description:
The first stage of doing the laundry was to soak clothes in warm water and then scrub them on a washboard whilst rubbing them with carbolic soap. 
Materials/Media:
washboard: wood, zinc.
Dimensions:
660 x 307mm
Source:
The Dick Institute
Digital Number:
EADM014n
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council