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Washstand
1997.0470
Washstand
Wooden washstand with lower two door cabinet and a drawer. Drawer has two carved wood handles. Interior of cabinet has two cubbies, one with a shelf. Washstand is stained a dark brown and has areas of lighter stains where additional decorative floral details are painted. Possibly part of a painted cottage set although not exactly like bed and bureau.
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Washer
2007.2215
Washer
Dark leather coiled washer.
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Object
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Washer
2007.3518
Washer
Wood wringing washer insert used inside wash tub for laundry. Metal L-shaped hand-crank with wood handle at PUL portion. Metal spring attached to each side of upper portion. Two ribbed, cylindrical wood turners held in place to two wood base sides by metal nails and screws. Stenciled in black on PL side of washer reads: "Richardson's / LITTLE WASHER / Pat'd July 16, 1867. / Manufactured by Eduard Cater, / TROY, N.Y.". Surface of washer is dusty and metal hand-crank is rusty. Hand-written on bottom of washer in black ink: "Almy / L.C."
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Object, Tool
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Washboard, Miniature Toy
2000.0176
Washboard, Miniature Toy
Miniature toy washboard made of wood. Wood sides hold a ribbed wooden board.
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Washboard
2007.3493
Washboard
Long, narrow, rectangular wood washboard. Ribbed texture on one surface and smooth on reverse. Wood holding stick at the top. Made from single piece of unpainted wood.
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Washboard
2007.3482
Washboard
Rectangular wood frame with two short wood legs, framing opaque glass washboard. Glass is textures and ribbed on front side and more smooth on back side. Frame held together by small metal nails at all corners and joints. Paper product label attached to the top of the base on the front is unreadable. Paper product label attached to the top of the base on the back reads: "National Washboard Co. / No. NATIONAL 862 / TRADE MARKS REG. U.S. PAT. OFF. MADE IN U.S.A. / CHICAGO [unreadable]". Surface of wood shows heavy mold and deterioration due to moisture and exposure. Label on front and back badly faded and worn and rotting in some places. Surface of glass is dirty. Remnants of white paint on wood frame.
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Object
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Washboard
2007.3484
Washboard
Rectangular wood frame with two short wood legs, framing ribbed wood washboard. Held together by small metal nails at all corners and joints. Some small holes show evidence of possible insect infestation.
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Object
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Washboard
2007.3485
Washboard
Rectangular wood shaped washboard with two open handles at top. Board and handles are carved from one single piece of wood. One side of board has a ribbed surface, and reverse side of the board has a flat surface. Wood is rotting and badly deteriorating, with evidence of heavy insect infestation. Small paper label attached to flat surface of wood at the top of the board reads: "TIVERTON AND LITTLE COMPTON / MUTUAL FIRE INSURANCE CO. / C. C. BROWNELL, AGENT / LITTLE COMPTON, R. I."
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Object
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Warmer, Foot
2000.0060
Warmer, Foot
Rectangle shape soapstone foot warmer with metal handle. Soapstone is a speckled gray color. Deep engraving on one side reads: "12"
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Object
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Warmer, Foot
1996.0227a
Warmer, Foot
Rectangle shape foot warmer. Wooden frame with turned corner posts. Interior tin box. Pierced on all four sides and top. Sides have a pierced design of a heart within a circle. Has a small hinged door with a looped wire handle. Wire handle at top for carrying or hanging. Has two matching metal trays that goes inside.
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Object
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Warmer, Foot
2007.1021
Warmer, Foot
Long, cylindrical foot warmer covered in carpet material. Two handles. Ventilation holes on each side. Sliding drawer on one side. Drawer is stuck.
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Object
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Warmer, Foot
1996.0228a
Warmer, Foot
Rectangle shape foot warmer. Wooden frame with turned corner posts. Interior tin box. Pierced on all four sides and top. Has a small hinged door with a looped wire handle. Diamond patterns on door and sides. Wire handle at top for carrying or hanging. Has matching metal tray that goes inside.
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