Embroidered parasol cover

French
19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

61 x 61 x 1.5 cm (24 x 24 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.16

Medium or Technique

Silk with silk and metal bullion embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Embroidered parasol cover, fine cream colored corded silk ground cut in eight sections, in each design of spray of flowers worked with several shades of pink, red, violet, brown, green, blue, and yellow silk, in satin stitch, a little knot stitch, stems and accents in spiral metal thread; silk in poor condition.

Credit Line

John Wheelock Eliot Fund