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Umbrella

Description

Green silk cover with white woven border; wood shaft & ribs; brass slider, ferrule & rib caps; slider & ferrule are bulbous at base & engraved with rings; ivory handle with engraved rings & knob end; button & tie closure.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1810
Inscriptions
1. Handwritten note tied to handle: ""Family Umbrella/Bought about/1810 by Noah Doggett of Boston (over)/said to have/cost $10.00"" 2. Carved on handle head: ""N. Doggett""
Material
brass (alloy)
engraving (printing process)
ivory (tooth component)
silk (textile)
weaving
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Brass
brass (alloy)
engraving (printing process)
ivory (tooth component)
Silk
silk (textile)
Stipple Engraved
UMBRELLA
umbrellas
Vegetable Ivory
weaving
wood (plant material)
Woven
Accession Number
1970.48
GUSN
48131

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