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Parasol

Description

Brown plaid silk with checkered satin stripes; false-grained wood stick, ferrule missing; bone ribs; vegetable ivory around ferrule bottom; bone-tipped spokes; hook & string with bone onion bulb closure; forked stretchers; leather-encircled spring; painted metal slider; marquis folding hinge.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1855-1865
Inscriptions
Handwritten on ferrule bottom: ""U C B CLG/175"" on vegetable ivory.
Material
bone (material)
leather
metal
palm fiber
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Bone
bone (material)
leather
Leather
metal
palm fiber
PARASOL
parasols
Plaid
plaids
Silk
silk (textile)
Unidentified Metal
Vegetable Ivory
Women's personal gear
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1920.15
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Margaret Wyman
GUSN
28923

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