Santons Marcel Carbonel


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Laundress N°2

Laundress N°2

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Woman washing her linen at the side of the river. She is kneeling inside a three-sided wooden box lined with straw. Beside her is a basket full of linen. She uses a wooden plunger and Marseilles soap to wash her linen. The washerwomen often shaded themselves from the sun by wearing over their headdresses a hood of dark cloth which reached down to the neck