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Umbrella

Description

Green silk cover with white, yellow and darker green stripe woven at bottom; wooden shaft and ribs; brass tips on ribs; pointed, carved brass ferrule; long, carved brass slider; carved bone and brass hooked handle; brass hoop closure on silk tie.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1830
Inscriptions
Engraved: ""A. Norton"".
Material
bone (material)
brass (alloy)
carving (processes)
engraving (printing process)
metal
silk (textile)
weaving
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Bone
bone (material)
Brass
brass (alloy)
Carved
carving (processes)
engraving (printing process)
Men's personal gear
metal
Monogram
monograms
silk (textile)
Stipple Engraved
Stripe
stripes
UMBRELLA
umbrellas
Unidentified Metal
weaving
wood (plant material)
Woven
Accession Number
1927.252
Credit Line
Gift of the Misses Norton
GUSN
31300

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