Washboard

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Object Name: 
Washboard
Accession Number: 
70.4.86
Dimensions: 
H (overall): 46 x 22 cm, (glass): 21.6 x 18 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1936-1950
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Kenneth M. Wilson
Primary Description: 
Greenish non-lead glass; machine pressed. Rectangle of greenish glass in a pattern which is corrugated on one side and smooth on the other. One side has "IDEAL FOR SILKS, HOSIERY AND LINGERIE/ OR HANDKERCHIEFS/JUST THE RIGHT SIZE TO FIT A BUCKET/PAIL OR LAVATORY/PACKS EASILY INTO SUITCASE OR TRAVELING BAG/COLUMBUS WASHBOARD CO. COLUMBUS, OHIO" printed on wooden frame. "HOME" on reverse of frame.
Provenance: 
Wilson, Kenneth M. (d. 2005), Source
Color: 
Material: 
Pressed Glass, 1825-1925
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1983-04 through 1983-10
St. Louis Art Museum 1983-12-01 through 1984-03-01
Suntory Museum of Art 1984-07-17 through 1984-09-02
Portland Museum of Art 1984-11-01 through 1985-12-31
Cincinnati Art Museum 1985-04-13 through 1985-05-26
Pressed Glass 1825-1925 (1983) 48 p.; BIB# 30792
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 348, #1363; BIB# 30457