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Carriage Parasol

Description

Ruffled black taffeta with machine chantilly lace flounce; telescope stick with marguise hinge; ball handle and ferrule of ivory; metal shaft; black silk lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1875
Inscriptions
Engraved (worn) on brass collar on shaft: ""DAVIS / PATENTED / AUG. 31. 1856"".
Material
Chantilly lace
brass (alloy)
ivory (tooth component)
lace (needlework)
metal
reeding
silk (textile)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Brass
brass (alloy)
Chantilly
Chantilly lace
ivory (tooth component)
Lace
lace (needlework)
metal
PARASOL
parasols
reeding
Ribbed
Silk
silk (textile)
Unidentified Metal
Vegetable Ivory
Women's personal gear
Accession Number
1936.1131
GUSN
38909

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