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Carriage Parasol

Description

Black ruffled ribbed silk; black lining; telescope stick with marguise hinge; T-shaped wood handle; metal and celluloid shaft; black laquered wood; bulbous ferrule. Carriage Parasol--small, meant to take up very little room in carriage.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1885
Inscriptions
""Pat'd Aug. 31, 1858 / ext'd Aug. 29 1872 / A. LYON, Apr. 7, 1874"".
Material
celluloid (cellulosic)
metal
reeding
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Celluloid
celluloid (cellulosic)
metal
PARASOL
parasols
reeding
Ribbed
Silk
silk (textile)
Unidentified Metal
Women's personal gear
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1933.24A
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
41234

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