Small Straw Braid Exhibit

Date

ca. 1918

GUSN

GUSN-314108

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

Descriptive Terms

straw work
braiding
straw (plant material)
cardboard
wood (plant material)
metal
Case, Commemorative
Case, Commemorative

Inscription

"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)

Related Items

Title Straw Braiding Exhibit Accession Number 1915.27AB

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Abington, Massachusetts

Object Type

Documentary Artifacts; Memorabilia

Dimensions

10 1/4 x 11 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Eva R. Greeley

Accession Number

1918.933

Places

Abington (Plymouth County, Massachusetts)