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Carriage Parasol

Description

Marquise/folding parasol. Navy blue corded silk; lined with brighter blue; folding wooden handle; (silverplate?) marquise hinge; ruffle of navy silk around angled handle; metal ribs; button and loop tab closure; dome shape. Carriage Parasol--small, meant to take up very little room in carriage.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1920
Material
cord (fiber product)
metal
silk (textile)
silver (metal)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
cord (fiber product)
Corded
metal
PARASOL
parasols
Silk
silk (textile)
Silver
silver (metal)
Unidentified Metal
Women's personal gear
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1934.52
Credit Line
Gift of Wickliffe Draper
GUSN
41240

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