Parasol

French
1855–58


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Overall: 62.5cm (24 5/8in.)

Accession Number

50.2683

Medium or Technique

Silk taffeta ground with polychrome figured, cut, and uncut velvet; silk fringe

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Pale blue taffeta ground with polychrome figured cut and uncut velvet; design of small rose sprays and lace garlands; trimmed with ivory and tan silk fringe; adjustable sliding carved bone handle with curved leaf end; carved bone tip in shape of fish holding ring (ring broken); lined with white china silk.

Provenance

Gift to the MFA, 1950

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Louis A. Frothingham