Folding parasol

French
1850–1900


Object Place: France

Dimensions

65 cm (25 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

63.664

Medium or Technique

Silk, ivory; moiré, taffeta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Carved ivory stick and finial, each tipped with a ball of malachite. Cover of cream silk moiré stamped with rose pattern in scallops at edge. Gold-colored metal fittings. Silk soiled; light taffeta lining split and rotted. Traces of black stitches on cover.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Yves Henry Buhler