Lot 37: Folk Art Childs Toy Miniature Three Piece Wash Tub Set 1800s
October 25, 2016
Milton, DE, USA
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Description: This is an antique handmade three piece wash tub child's play or toy set from New England, circa 1800s. The antique child's wash tub set is an exact image of a real size wooden wash tub, hand wringer and three cloth's pins used by mother to do the family's laundry. It was important for little girls to learn the art of homemaking and doing household chores early on in life. These antique wooden pieces are handmade and the wash tub was hand turned from a solid piece of tiger oak. The handmade wooden hand wringer turns freely with the tiny wooden knob handle.
Condition Report: Excellent condition with an age appropriate patina.
Dimensions: Wash tub is 4 inches wide and 1 inches high