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An essay, on the manufacture of straw bonnets containing an historical account of the introduction of the manufacture, its effects upon the employments, dress, food, health, morals, social intercourse, &c. of the inhabitants of the several towns in which it has been carried on; with moral, political and miscellaneous remarks ... by

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Published by B. Field & Co., printers in Providence [R.I.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Straw industries.,
  • Hats.,
  • Industries -- United States.,
  • Industries -- Massachusetts.

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsStandley, Samuel, supposed author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTS2185 .E78
The Physical Object
Pagination67 p., 1 l.
Number of Pages67
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23605564M
LC Control Number06014171

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  Why nonplastic straws are a terrible solution to a systemic problem More common is the fear of chipping one’s teeth on a metal straw. Some metal straw manufacturers include a silicone.   Many substances besides straw are worked into plaits and braids for bonnets. Among these may be noticed thin strips of willow and cane and the fronds of numerous palms. “Brazilian” hats made from the fronds of the palmetto palms, Sabal palmetto and S. . Straw Hats & War Bonnets Hardcover – January 1, by MJ Freeman (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover, January 1, "Please retry" $ 5/5(1).   In the 's at Bridport, Jane G. Woodward was a straw bonnet manufacturer. Others involved were Martha Gregory while Mrs. Caroline Took was a straw hat maker. I wonder if Jane is connected to Emily and Ellen. Maybe, some of the old baskets from were used by Jane to store the bonnets twenty years later - we can dream!