mangle board

Wooden mangle board with carved decoration on one surface, and smooth on the working surface. It is slightly scalloped at one end, with a triangular element at the other end formed of six circular elements linked by bars, all cut out from the same piece of wood. There is a border pattern around the outer edge. The main field is divided into six circular designs, each different, and one containing heart shapes, separated by inscriptions. These read: First line: 'IAN TVNISGIEIST'; Second line: 'MIN IANSD'; Third line: 'ANNE IANSD'; Fourth line: 'AERIAN IACOPS'; Fifth line: 'ANNO 1669'.

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