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A small parasol of black bobbin lace

mid-19th century


Dimensions

68.5 cm (26 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.2793

Medium or Technique

Silk; Taffeta, bobbin lace

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Collections

Europe , Textiles and Fashion Arts

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A small parasol of black bobbin lace with border design of zig-zag broad band with occasional uprights framing panels, small-scale floral wreath in each panel, deeply scalloped outer border design of full blown carnations, lined with white taffeta, edged with white silk fringe, faced with white China silk, folding ivory handle and tip of carved high relief of serpentine roses.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift