Parasol

American
1840–65


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

50 x 64.5 cm (19 11/16 x 25 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1979.442

Medium or Technique

Silk; Moiré

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Cover of moire silk taffeta chine with ikatted design (clouded lustrings) of purple vegetative motif on white. Beige/ white silk edging and white crimped fringe at top and edge. Scalloped white silk lining. collapsable handle: carved ivory bottom and white wood top; steel sleeves. Black wood frame.

Credit Line

Gift of Amey P. Ketcham