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Rikt utskåret og malt mangletre, 17/1800 tallet. Markhull. Prisantydning: ( 800 - 1200) Solgt for: 1500

Rikt utskåret og malt mangletre, 17/1800 tallet. Markhull. Prisantydning: ( 800 - 1200) Solgt for: 1500

norwegian mangle board - The story goes that a bachelor would carve a mangle board and give it to the woman he wanted to marry. If she accepted, she kept it. If she refused, he got it back.  The story goes..beware of the man with many mangle boards.

norwegian mangle board - The story goes that a bachelor would carve a mangle board and give it to the woman he wanted to marry. If she accepted, she kept it. If she refused, he got it back.beware of the man with many mangle boards.

Scandinavian Carved & Painted Mangle Board (Smoothing Board), Early 1800's

Scandinavian Carved Painted Mangle Board (Smoothing Board), Early 1800's

This mangle board is carved and painted, and has the traditional horse handle. It is wonderfully carved from an extremely heavy piece of

Norwegian Mangle Board, Detail, Acanthus carving, Handle a stylized kneeling lion, 1859.

Norwegian Mangle Board, Detail, Acanthus carving, Handle a stylized kneeling lion, 1859.

DigitaltMuseum - Skäktsvärd

DigitaltMuseum - Skäktsvärd

Mangle board, Norway. A mangle board was considered an essential item for all young housewives. A carved board was often given as a gift to a new bride by her husband. Object no. 1650, http://www.horniman.ac.uk/object/1650

Norwegian mangle boards: From the collections of the Horniman Museum and Gardens: Mangle boards were originally used for ironing clothing, before being discarded for the flat iron

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Century Norwegian Carved Birch and Polychrome Decorated Mangling Board at Thomas Coulborn & Sons, in Sutton Coldfield, England.

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