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Small Straw Braid Exhibit

1918.933 (RS245793)

Description

Straw braiding exhibit affixed to cardboard sheet. Includes small bundles of straw, a small wooden tool used to cut straw into strips, examples of braided straw and typed label describing how to braid straw.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1918
Inscriptions
"To BRAID STRAW - split the straw, scrape flat, cut / with machine and soak in warm water some minutes. / Take seven pieces, three on right side dull side / up, and four on left bright side up. / Begin by placing one straw [etc.]" (typed)
"Gift of / Mrs. Eva R. Greeley / Abington, Mass." (typed)
Location of origin
Abington, Massachusetts
Material
cardboard
metal
straw (plant material)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Documentary Artifacts; Memorabilia
Places
Abington (Plymouth County, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
braiding
cardboard
Case, Commemorative
metal
straw (plant material)
straw work
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
10 1/4 x 11 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1918.933
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Eva R. Greeley
GUSN
314108
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