washboard, antique

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Our antique wash boards are beautiful with their rustic, aged patina. Made of solid wood, they feature pretty painted flowers at one end. Each piece has its own unique degree of wear. Back in 19th century when doing laundry by the riverside is a happy social event for women, these wash boards are an important part of every day village life.


Interestingly, a similar piece was featured in the movie "The Homesman". The board was used in the scene played by Hilary Swank.


Available in multiple, limited quantities. You may select the ones in the photos or let us choose yours.


DIMENSIONS:  Varies. Average 20" L x 6" W x 1" D

CONDITION: Excellent

CONSTRUCTION: Hand made, hand carved, hand painted.

MATERIAL: Solid wood

ORIGIN: An Hui Province

ERA: 19th century