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Parasol

Description

One green silk parasol woven with black floral motif. Tip of parasol is bone (?), ivory (?), carved in a leaf shape. Metal spines have tips of bone (?), ivory (?). Handle is wooden and carved to resemble bamboo. End of handle has a tip of ivory (?), bone (?). Handle is hinged so that it is collapsible. A small leather (?) thread is attached to "hook" of hook and eye closure.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
Late 19th C
Material
bamboo (material)
ivory (tooth component)
silk (textile)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Bamboo
bamboo (material)
ivory (tooth component)
PARASOL
parasols
Silk
silk (textile)
Vegetable Ivory
Dimensions
33 1/2 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1995.504
Credit Line
Bequest of Elsie Allen
GUSN
10517

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