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Ironing Board Sarah Boone

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Ironing board sarah boone. Sarah boone is believed to be the fifth african american woman to be awarded a us. She was an inventor who designed and made improvements to the ironing board. Born in 1832 in craven county north carolina as sarah marshall boone was 15 years old when she married james boone in 1847. The sista who invented the ironing board.

Ironing was done with irons heated on the stove or. Boone was a rarity during her time a female african american inventor. This video is about sarah boone. The board was very narrow curved and made of wood.

She made it to iron sleeves and womens garments. Sarah boone was an african american dressmaker who made her name by inventing the modern day ironing board. Boones legacy was her improved ironing board. The shape and.

Boones ironing board was designed to improve the quality of ironing sleeves and the bodies of womens garments. In her patent application she wrote that the purpose of her invention was to produce a. She made it for cleaning sleeves. Sarah boones invention sarah boone on april 26 1892 made the ironing board.

Her board was made of wood curved very narrow and reversible allowing it to fit a sleeve and iron it on both sides. Sarah boones ironing board patent boones patent was not the first for an ironing board despite what you may see in some listings of inventors and inventionsfolding ironing board patents appeared in the 1860s. Sarah boones ironing board was designed to improve the ironing of sleeves and the bodies of womens garments. The real ironing board was just two chairs and a plank.

The sista who invented the ironing board. Sarah boone an african american inventor was awarded the patent for her ironing board april 26th 1892. 473653 issued in 1892 and was directed to an improved ironing boardthe. She was one of the first african american women to receive a patent in united states history.

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