Parasol

American
18th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

82.3 cm (32 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.3131

Medium or Technique

Wood, ivory, damask

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Green damask with large-scale floral design; cut scalloped edge; faded on top; straight black wooden handle with knob at end; ivory knob on top; said to have been made from “Hannah Emerson’s Wedding Dress, about 1720.”

Provenance

Anonymous gift (from Mrs. Samuel Cabot)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift