Straw plait

a strip formed by plaiting straws, used for making hats, bonnets, etc.

See also: Straw

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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It was a round bottle, not very big, with a very long neck, and it was covered with straw plaited very closely together, and the cork was sealed with gilt.
By 1835, he was a merchant in straw plaits for boaters and bonnets.
The store's history dates back to when Henry Boswell Lee, a dealer in straw plaits used for making bonnets, opened a warehouse at 12, Basnett Street in 1853.