Ironing Board Sarah Boone
Sarah boone was an african american dressmaker who made her name by inventing the modern day ironing board.
Ironing board sarah boone. This video is about sarah boone. She was one of the first african american women to receive a patent in united states history. Boone came up with a better idea. Sarah boone an african american inventor was awarded the patent for her ironing board april 26th 1892.
Boone was a rarity during her time a female african american inventor. She made it for cleaning sleeves. Her board was made of wood curved very narrow and reversible allowing it to fit a sleeve and iron it on both sides. In her patent application she wrote that the purpose of her invention was to produce a.
Sarah boone is believed to be the fifth african american woman to be awarded a us. 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 invention sarah boone on april 26 1892 made the ironing board. Enjoyreferencespatent us473653 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. Sarah boone 1832 1904 sarah boone was an american inventor best known for her patented improvements to the ironing board. Sarah boones ironing board was designed to improve the ironing of sleeves and the bodies of womens garments. The sista who invented the ironing board.
The real ironing board was just two chairs and a plank. The board was very narrow curved and made of wood. The shape and. Boones legacy was her improved ironing board.
Patent her invention us. Boones ironing board was designed to improve the quality of ironing sleeves and the bodies of womens garments. The sista who invented the ironing board. Ironing was done with irons heated on the stove or.
She was an inventor who designed and made improvements to the ironing board.