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Carriage Parasol

Description

Grey ruffled silk taffeta; white silk lining with scalloped edges; ivory collapsible stick with coral handle, ferrule, & rib tips; tips in the shape of hand holding a ball; coral ring closure; gold sliding collar.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1870
Material
carving (processes)
coral (material)
corals (animals)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
gold (metal)
ivory (tooth component)
silk (textile)
taffeta
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Carved
carving (processes)
Coral
coral (material)
corals (animals)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
gold (metal)
Gold Plate
ivory (tooth component)
PARASOL
parasols
Silk
silk (textile)
taffeta
Taffeta
Vegetable Ivory
Women's personal gear
Accession Number
1933.2133
Credit Line
Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone
GUSN
36349

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