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Object Name Board, Ironing
Catalog Number 0985.13.00599
Description The ironing board consists of a length of wood, stained to a dark brown and tapered at one end.
Material wood
Dimensions W-6.5 L-35 inches
Owned Barbara Y. Wallace
Provenance This ironing board was used during the war.

The pressing board (or ironing board) was used by the sisters of G. A. Wallace (including donor, Miss Barbara Y. Wallace) and the ladies who made the uniforms of the Richmond Light Guard, commanded by G. A. Wallace.
People Wallace, Barbara Y.
unidentified women of Richmond, Virginia
Wallace, G. A.
Search Terms Richmond, Virginia
Subjects women
civilians
Laundry
Ironing
Clothing production