Laundry Day

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  • Early Common Washboard
  • Enamel Washboards

Early Washboards

Washboards came in many different styles and sizes due to varying time periods and locales.

The flat board with a ribbed surface was believed to have originated in Scandinavia around the turn of the 19th century, although some argue washboards date back as far as the mid 1700's.

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