Parasol

French
probably about 1860


Dimensions

63 cm (24 13/16 in.); Legacy dimension: length - .63 length of lace cover .30

Accession Number

34.232

Medium or Technique

Silk; Bobbin

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Cover: black silk lace, with delicate floral pattern on a twisted mesh ground lined with black silk, over white silk. Frame: steel ribs, with ivory tips, ivory handle (folds in two) carved like twisted cords. Black silk tassel hangs from tip.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ethelind R. Merritt