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Parasol

Description

Black handmade Chantilly lace over ivory taffeta with pink silk lining; short handle & long ferrule of ivory; telescoping metal shaft.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1875
Inscriptions
Engraved on brass collar aat base of shaft: ""DAVIS/PATENTED/AUG.31.1858""
Material
Chantilly lace
brass (alloy)
ivory (tooth component)
lace (needlework)
metal
silk (textile)
taffeta
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Brass
brass (alloy)
Chantilly
Chantilly lace
ivory (tooth component)
Lace
lace (needlework)
metal
PARASOL
parasols
Silk
silk (textile)
taffeta
Taffeta
Unidentified Metal
Vegetable Ivory
Women's personal gear
Accession Number
1929.152
GUSN
32555

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