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front Clothes Wringer
c. 1872
The wooden wringer, to squeeze the water from newly washed laundry, was patented May 28, 1872.
front Mirror

This "tabernacle" style mirror, has both a looking glass and a scene painted on the upper glass in a technique known as reverse-painting.
front The Planet Dust Beater
c. 1900
The Planet Manufacturing Company patented this rug beater in 1895.
front Beaded Horseshoe Souvenir
c. 1900
By the late 19th century, many Native people produced decorative beadwork items for the tourist trade.
front Pipe box
c. 1790
Smoking was a common pastime among men and women in the 18th century; this box stored the long clay pipes and the tobacco they used.
front Ceramic Figures
The pair of figurines, a male and a female, was made in the Staffordshire district of England in the early 19th century.
front Electric iron
A Simplex Company electric iron of unusual weight. The first appliance patented after the electric light was the electric iron. This example probably was used commercially.
front "Red Electric" Washing and Wringing Machine
c. 1915
The "Red Electric" Washing and Wringing Machine, advertised by the Hurley Machine Company of Chicago and New York in 1915, promised that electricity could now wash and wring the weekly wash.


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