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Dirty Laundry

By Maryann Riker
Phillipsburg, New Jersey: JUSTARIP Press, 2021. Edition of 2.

3" h x 2" w x 2 1/8" d. Miniature with accordion style book attached. Materials: Dollhouse washer, binders board, vintage advertising images, ribbon. Housed in pink organza bag. Signed and numbered by the artist.

Maryann Riker: "’Dirty Laundry’ is an accordion-style book attached to the back of a dollhouse washer. It is a miniature history of how automated machines transformed the American housewife's world. With rising standards of cleanliness, advertising touted labor-saving devices that changed the domestic landscape.” (Out of Print)

Dirty Laundry

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