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Description

Taupe/red changeable silk twill; red lining; wooden handle at 90 degree angle, with red/taupe tassels; bone cover at tip; black hardware; matching cover(.2) with brass eye and clasp closure; black metal points; umbrella(.1) has closure of silk strap with metal ring which hooks onto button.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1900
Inscriptions
Engraved on metal hardware ""Strong/DEPOSE"" (2) brass clasp ""AU BON MARCHE""
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
machine-made
metal
silk (textile)
stitching
twill
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Hand Stitched
machine-made
metal
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
twill
Twill
UMBRELLA
umbrellas
Unidentified Metal
Women's personal gear
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1969.6201.1-2
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
12919

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