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Parasol

Description

Black & green iridescent silk with fringe; painted, false-grained wood handle, imitating bamboo; carved bone handle & lyre-shaped ferrule; hook & elastic closure with bone onion bulb; black painted metal slider; 2 marquis folding hinges, at center & at top.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1865
Material
bone (material)
carving (processes)
elasticity
metal
painting (coating)
silk (textile)
textiles
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Bone
bone (material)
Carved
carving (processes)
Elastic
elasticity
metal
Painted
painting (coating)
PARASOL
parasols
Silk
silk (textile)
textiles
Unidentified Metal
Women's personal gear
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1932.2194
GUSN
35196

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