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Carriage Parasol

Description

White silk crepe; pagoda shape; ivory handle & ferrule; very short handle; telescoping brass shaft; white silk lining; deep, thick; hair-like fringe. For carriage.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1875
Inscriptions
Engraved on brass collar of shaft: ""DAVIS/PATENTED/AUG.31.1858""
Material
brass (alloy)
crepe (textile)
hair
ivory (tooth component)
metal
silk (textile)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Brass
brass (alloy)
Crepe
crepe (textile)
Hair
hair
ivory (tooth component)
metal
PARASOL
parasols
Silk
silk (textile)
Unidentified Metal
Vegetable Ivory
Women's personal gear
Accession Number
1929.151
GUSN
32554

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