Board, ironing; CT80.1194a
Board, ironingAbout this object
Ironing board; a wooden tailor's board, brought to New Zealand by John Dunlop in 1874.
Mr Dunlop had been a tailor in Ireland, and when he settled in the Catlins in 1896, he pioneered a bush farm at Tahakopa. Mr Dunlop made coats, skirts and other clothes for his family. The ironing board was later used by Essie Dunlop who was a dressmaker in the area c1910, until she went to train as a midwife.
organic, vegetal, woodMeasurements
h 22mm x l 785mm x w 195mm
From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"Object Type