Parasol

American or French
About 1900


Object Place: U.S.A. or France

Dimensions

90.5 cm (35 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

56.1148

Medium or Technique

Silk; Machine embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Cocoa-colored net, machine embroidered with yellow-brown silk, over warm beige satin. Pattern of eight triangular compartments, each with bouquet of flowers in dark beige velvet appliqué. Around the edge, embroidery forms three bands of small rectangular compartments with a cocoa-colored chenille knot in center of each; beyond this, deep scallops with embroidered edges. Light wood stock; handle flared and flattened, painted on side wtih double ruffled band. Pale beige cord with three chenille balls tied above handle. Eight ribs. Condition very good.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Helen M. Tyler