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Ironing Board Sarah Boone

She was an inventor who designed and made improvements to the ironing board.

Ironing board sarah boone. This video is about sarah boone. Ironing was done with irons heated on the stove or. Sarah boones ironing board was designed to improve the ironing of sleeves and the bodies of womens garments. Boone was a rarity during her time a female african american inventor.

The real ironing board was just two chairs and a plank. Sarah boones invention sarah boone on april 26 1892 made the ironing board. Patent her invention us. She was one of the first african american women to receive a patent in united states history.

Boones ironing board was designed to improve the quality of ironing sleeves and the bodies of womens garments. Sarah boone 1832 1904 sarah boone was an american inventor best known for her patented improvements to 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 boone an african american inventor was awarded the patent for her ironing board april 26th 1892.

Born in 1832 in craven county north carolina as sarah marshall boone was 15 years old when she married james boone in 1847. The shape and. Sarah boone was an african american dressmaker who made her name by inventing the modern day ironing board. She made it to iron sleeves and womens garments.

The sista who invented the ironing board. Sarah boone 18321904 was an american inventor who on april 26 1892 obtained united states patent number 4735631 for her improvements to the ironing board. 473653 issued in 1892 and was directed to an improved ironing boardthe. Sarah boone is believed to be the fifth african american woman to be awarded a us.

Boones legacy was her improved ironing board. 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. The board was very narrow curved and made of wood. Enjoyreferencespatent us473653 ironing board.

Boone came up with a better idea.