Small Straw Braiding Exhibit

GUSN

GUSN-27293

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

Descriptive Terms

straw work
straw (plant material)
cloth
paper (fiber product)
metal
wood (plant material)
Case, Commemorative
Case, Commemorative

Inscription

"15.27 / Exhibit of Straw-braid-/ ing industry in Medfield / Mass. 1810-1850 / Gift of Herbert N. Hixon" (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

10 x 15 1/4 x 3 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Herbert N. Hixon

Accession Number

1915.27AB

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