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Parasol

Description

Green and black iridescent silk with floral border and fringe; turned wooden handle; blue bone handle tip; carved bone ferrule; 1850s pattern; painted black metal slider and spokes; marquise folding hinge.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1865
Material
bone (material)
carving (processes)
silk (textile)
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Bone
bone (material)
Carved
carving (processes)
Floral
floral patterns
PARASOL
parasols
Silk
silk (textile)
Turned
turning (shaping process)
Women's personal gear
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1932.1171.2
Credit Line
Estate of Miss Clara A. Robbins (thru Miss Emily Williston, 17 Berkeley St., Cambridge, & Enbuske, executors).
GUSN
41229

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