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Umbrella

Description

Black cotton umbrella w/ a wooden shaft and ivory handle. Umbrella spokes are wood painted black w/ ivory tips. Handle extends horizontally from end of shaft. Spokes radiating from shaft are iron painted black.

Details

Maker
Lyon (Maker)
Date
1830-1850
Inscriptions
Embossed on metal tag on shaft: ""LYON/ MAKER/ CASTLE STREET/ LIVERPOOL"" Painted on handle: ""R.H. TUCKER""
Location of origin
Liverpool, England
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
cotton (textile)
ivory (tooth component)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Cotton
cotton (textile)
ivory (tooth component)
UMBRELLA
umbrellas
Vegetable Ivory
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
36.5 (H), 57 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.3082
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
21482

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