Parasol

American
1830–40


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

Overall: 71 x 99.5cm (27 15/16 x 39 3/16in.) Other (case): 95cm (37 3/8in.)

Accession Number

1979.252

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Pagoda-shaped covering of brown silk with white brocaded vegetative band, edged with white silk thread openwork fringe. Wood and steel frame; brass finial with silk fringe. folding black wood handle: lower part carved like bamboo; brass sleeve; ivory ring. White muslin carrying case.

Provenance

Used by Judith Baxter Battles

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry Lyman