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Object Name Press, Straw
Catalog Number 0985.10.00121
Description The straw press consists of a mahogany and cherry frame with an iron hinge and two maple rollers in the press. The press works on the winch and screw method.
Material Wood/Metal/Iron
Dimensions H-13.5 W-5.5 D-2 inches
Owned owner/user unknown
Provenance The straw press was used to press the straw into hats during the war.
Subjects Straw hats
Straw industries