Wood, steel, wire
Overall: 1 1/4 x 18 1/4 x 10 3/4 in. ( 3.2 x 46.4 x 27.3 cm )
typed: paper label affixed to back: "THE BOSTON PLAITER/Patented Jan 2, 1877/PRICE, $3.0 [?]/DIRECTIONS FOR USE/SIDE PLAITING- Place sections with needles in position; throw the needle to the right, or off the board. Place material to be plaited right si
Rectangular base with attached molded edge; wooden strip runs lengthwise along one side with evenly spaced cuts to hold metal tines which are loosely attached to combs with wooden handles lodges at other side.
This plaiting machine is equipped with directions for different kinds of plaiting.
Gift of William A. Robbins
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.