Dolly peg

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Date:1880 - 1920 (c.)

Description:The laundry maid or house wife would use a wooden dolly peg in a dolly tub, twisting it and raising and lowering it to agitate the clothes to get them clean. This was extremely hard work.

From the collections at the Staffordshire County Museum.


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Donor ref:Handling collection item. (37/26690)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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