Black lace parasol

French
about 1869


Object Place: France

Dimensions

62.7 cm (24 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.240

Medium or Technique

Silk; lace, taffeta

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Small scale floral spray in oval frame between ribs; scalloped edge; black taffeta lining; folding tortoise shell straight handle with bulb at end; tortoise shell knob on tip; bought in Paris by Eugene Sturtevant for his bride, Mary Clark Sturtevant.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Louisa Clark Sturtevant