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Object Name: Clothes wringer
Date: 1870-1900
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Medium: Wood, iron, brass
Dimensions: Overall: 14 1/2 x 20 1/4 x 4 5/8 in. ( 36.8 x 51.4 x 11.7 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, Troy
Description: Wood clothes wringer with iron crank and turned wood handle; crank turns large wood roller with reeding held between vertical wood slats; horizontal wood piece below rollers pierced with three holes; center hole holds iron rod with threads and wing nut; brass springs beneath crank.
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Frank B. Lucas
Object Number: 1954.211
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Marks: stencilled: on side: "Richardson's/LITTLE WASHER/Pat'd July 16. 1867/Manufactured by/Edward Cartor/TROY.N.Y."