Clothes beater

identifier

MOT V 2006.0305

morphology

morphology

craft

holotype

MOT V 2004.0357 L=62cm B=2cm G=73gr

holotype

MOT V 2006.0305 L=78cm B=18cm G=120gr
description
In order not to wear out the clothes by daily brushing, the dust can be knocked out. This was done with a wicker clothes beater (1), comparable to the carpet beater, or a kind of whip with mostly leather straps, which also served to knock out cushions.

(1) proper name unknown.