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Umbrella

Italian
1990s


Dimensions

Height x width: 86.4 x 315 cm (34 x 124 in.)

Accession Number

2007.589

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, plastic, wood, and metal

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White cotton umbrella with a colorful floral motif of holly sprigs and bugs, a white pearl plastic handle and topper, wooden stem with metal frame, and ring clasp with “G” logo. Labeled: “100% cotton/ Made in Italy”

Provenance

Purchased by donor in the 1990s; Gift to MFA June 27, 2007

Credit Line

Anonymous gift