Skip to content

Search Collections

Parasol

Description

Iridescent purple taffeta woven with multicolor floral brocade; ruffle of same material on wooden handle set with purple shell & brass-plated copper; metal shaft, tip & ribs; fabric tab with silver filigree fastener.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1910
Material
brocade (textile)
copper (metal)
metal
plating (metal coating)
shell (animal material)
silk (textile)
taffeta
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Brocade
brocade (textile)
Copper
copper (metal)
Floral
floral patterns
metal
PARASOL
parasols
Plated
plating (metal coating)
Shell
shell (animal material)
Silk
silk (textile)
taffeta
Taffeta
Unidentified Metal
Women's personal gear
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1972.165
GUSN
1372

Comments