A small parasol of black bobbin lace

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.

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Anonymous gift

A small parasol of black bobbin lace

  • French (Chantilly), mid-19th century
Chantilly, France
Dimensions
68.5 cm (26 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk; Taffeta, bobbin lace
Classification
Costumes
Accession Number
51.2793
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