mangle board

Mangle board made of wood, consisting of a flat board with a raised handle at one end in the shape of a horse. Decorated on the upper surface with four square panels of carved designs. Carved beneath the horse's head are what appear to be the initials 'TIS' and the date '1731'. Also adjacent to the horse are what appear to be the initials 'ORJ' or 'ORS'.

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