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Parasol

Description

Natural linen with pink ed edge; cream silk twill lining; root-like stick handle with bone fittings (would have had bow or tassel through hole); no hinge = probably walking; wooden ferrule with knob at end; grosgrain ribbon pinned to handle (originally tied at ferrule).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1880
Inscriptions
Handwritten note tacked to lining: ""A child's sunshade/about 1880""
Material
bone (material)
linen (material)
metal
silk (textile)
twill
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Bone
bone (material)
Children's personal gear
Linen
linen (material)
metal
PARASOL
parasols
Silk
silk (textile)
twill
Twill
Unidentified Metal
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1927.2030
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Winifredarria Herron
GUSN
1356

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