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Parasol

Description

Black ribbed silk with black fringe, black silk lining; telescoping metal shaft; metal handle; knobs on handle & ferrule; gold band on handle, engraved with leaves.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1875
Inscriptions
Engraved on brass collar on shaft: Davis patent
Material
brass (alloy)
celluloid (cellulosic)
engraving (printing process)
gold (metal)
metal
silk (textile)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Brass
brass (alloy)
Celluloid
celluloid (cellulosic)
engraving (printing process)
Foliate
foliation (pattern)
gold (metal)
Gold Plate
metal
PARASOL
parasols
scrolling foliage
Silk
silk (textile)
Stipple Engraved
Unidentified Metal
Women's personal gear
Accession Number
1948.94
GUSN
1370

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