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[Washboard]

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Medium:
cedar
National Origin:
Maroon
Type:
Washboard
Description:
Woodcarving is the responsibility of Maroon men as they are expected to make an array of practical objects including canoes, paddles, stools, combs, and washboards like this one for their wives and kinswomen. Since aesthetics are so important to the Maroons great detail is given to the decorative designs that these items receive.
Accession Number:
2006.0014.0016
See more items in:
The Janina Rubinowitz Collection of Maroon Arts
Anacostia Community Museum Collection
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum
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