Patent Model - Improvement in Skirt-Boards

Maker and role
John Nettleton, Patentee
Production date
Mar 28 1871
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Object detail

Wood, brass
6 x 12 x 3 1/2" (15.2 x 30.5 x 8.9cm)
Nettleton's patent "relates to an improvement in what are termed 'skirt-boards' - that is to say, boards used for ironing skirts and other articles; the object of the invention being to combine with the board, at one end, a permanent support, which may be folded against the board when not in use, but firm and strong when set up, and not liable to be tripped." (Patent Number 113,195)
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