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UMBRELLA

Description

Dark green silk taffeta; wooden handle with golden varnish; round with silver handle; 2 rings cut into wood - probably for metal bands, which are missing; brass tip; black painted metal hardware.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1915
Inscriptions
(1) Stamped on hardware: ""BRIGG & SONS/LONDON"" (2) Stamped on handle: maker's marks - circle with ""T.J."" inside; shape with lion with paw raised, facing left; shape with old man or leopard inside; shield with ""T"" inside and ""BRIGG"" inside. (3) Engraved on handle ""A.N.C."" (Alice Newbold Codman, 1866-1923)
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
machine-made
metal
plate (material)
silk (textile)
silver (metal)
stitching
taffeta
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Hand Stitched
machine-made
metal
plate (material)
Silk
silk (textile)
Silver
silver (metal)
stitching
taffeta
Taffeta
UMBRELLA
umbrellas
Unidentified Metal
Women's personal gear
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1969.6212
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
12908

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