Small folding parasol of black bobbin lace
Object Place: Chantilly, France
58.4 cm (23 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk; Taffeta, bobbin lace
Not On View
Irregularly scalloped border formed by alternating pendent leaf and morning glory, serpentine stems with leaves and berries spring up from morning glory and extend above center of parasol, carved ivory folding handle inshape of dragon with head at base of handle and tail forming tip, center supporting ring for handle missing, lined with white taffeta, and faced with white China silk.
Gift of Mrs. Dows Dunham