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Parasol

Description

Green/black iridescent silk with fringe; carved ivory ferrule with aarched ring; mother of pearl pique (dots) on handle; fake rosewood grain; small carved bone tip on handle; whale bone spokes with metal fork stretchers with leather; painted black metal slider; marquis folding hinge.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1835-1855
Inscriptions
On ferrule.
Material
carving (processes)
ivory (tooth component)
metal
mother of pearl
painting (coating)
sand
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Carved
carving (processes)
ivory (tooth component)
metal
mother of pearl
Mother-of-Pearl
Painted
painting (coating)
PARASOL
parasols
Pique
piqué
Sand
sand
Silk
silk (textile)
Unidentified Metal
Vegetable Ivory
Women's personal gear
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1929.131
GUSN
32539

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