Object Place: Chantilly, France
Overall: 57.5cm (22 5/8in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk bobbin lace with plain weave (taffeta) lining
Not On View
Small parasol of black Chantilly lace with design of sprays of roses with deep border of pendant, daisy-like blossoms below double ribbon, lined with light gray taffeta, faced with white silk, carved ivory handle and tip square, pierced to resemble motives from Near Eastern architecture. Numbered painted on metal part of handle.
Gift to the MFA, 1940
Gift of Miss Alice Foster Peirce, in memory of her mother, Mrs. Foster Peirce