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Small Straw Braiding Exhibit

1915.27AB (RS245791)

Description

Straw braiding exhibit inside cardboard box bottom (a) and cover (b). Cardboard box interior is lined with red fabric. Examples of straw braids and related tools affixed to fabric with handwritten paper labels.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"15.27 / Exhibit of Straw-braid-/ ing industry in Medfield / Mass. 1810-1850 / Gift of Herbert N. Hixon" (handwritten)
Material
cloth
metal
paper (fiber product)
straw (plant material)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Documentary Artifacts; Memorabilia
Descriptive terms
Case, Commemorative
cloth
metal
paper (fiber product)
straw (plant material)
straw work
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
10 x 15 1/4 x 3 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1915.27AB
Credit Line
Gift of Herbert N. Hixon
GUSN
27293
Related Items
Title Small Straw Braid Exhibit Accession number 1918.933

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