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Parasol

Description

Iridescent green & black silk; carved ivory L-shaped handle; decorative brass slider with floral Victorian pattern of 1830's; carved ivory ferrule; brass shaft; ivory tipped whalebone spokes with painted black metal fork stretchers; marquis folding hinge; hook & elastic closure with ivory onion bulb.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1845
Material
brass (alloy)
carving (processes)
ivory (tooth component)
metal
painting (coating)
silk (textile)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Brass
brass (alloy)
Carved
carving (processes)
Floral
floral patterns
ivory (tooth component)
metal
Painted
painting (coating)
PARASOL
parasols
Silk
silk (textile)
Unidentified Metal
Vegetable Ivory
Women's personal gear
Accession Number
1935.431
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Lilias Page
GUSN
37784

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