University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
Link to University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
Link to University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
The Human Ecology Collection

Straw hats, their history and manufacture

Source:

Inwards, Harry
Straw hats, their history and manufacture
London, England: Sir Isaac Pitman and Sons, Ltd., [1922]
xi, 126 p. front., illus. 19 cm.

URL to cite for this work: http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/HumanEcol.MBInwardsStraw

Search for word or phrase within this work:   

Contents

[Cover] Common commodities and industries. Straw hats

[Half-title] Straw hats, pp. [i]-[ii] ff.

[Frontispiece] Finishing, lining and trimming straw hats

[Title page] Straw hats. Their history and manufacture, pp. [iii] ff.

[Dedication] , pp. [v]-[vi]

Foreword, pp. vii-viii

Contents, pp. ix-[x]

[Contents] Illustrations, pp. xi-[xii]

Chapter I: Origin and classical history, pp. 1-12

Chapter II: Commercial rise and growth, pp. 13-24

Chapter III: Straw plait--method of preparing the straws, pp. 25-35

Chapter IV: Straw hoods--method of preparing and of weaving the fibres, pp. 36-44

Chapter V: Straw plait and plaitting, pp. 45-51

Chapter VI: Dyeing, pp. 52-59

Chapter VII: Bleaching, pp. 60-65

Chapter VIII: Blockmaking, pp. 66-70

Chapter IX: Hand and machine sewing, pp. 71-83

Chapter X: Stiffening, pp. 84-92

Chapter XI: Blocking by hand, pp. 93-99

Chapter XII: Blocking by machine, pp. 100-110

Chapter XIII: Finishing. Polishing. Trimming. Lining, pp. 111-[124]

Index, pp. 125-[144]

[Cover]


Go up to Top of Page