Large parasol of black taffeta

American
late 19th or early 20th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

88.5 cm (34 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.82

Medium or Technique

Large parasol of black taffeta

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

American, late 19th or early 20th century. Large parason of black taffeta trimmed with bands of black net outlined with black braid, ruffle of black net over black chiffon, lined with black China silk, ruching of black chiffon at top of parasol, black wooden tip and handle, handle carved with quatrefoil medallions.

Provenance

American, late 19th or early 20th century.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ralph Lowell, in memory of her grandmother, Mrs. Alexander Cochrane (Mary Lynde Sullivan)