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Carriage Parasol and Box

Description

Black machine made Chantilly lace over black half satin; telescoping handle; T-shaped handle; marquise hinge; black silk lining; bulbous ferrule. In original 2-piece cardboard box covered with white moire.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1890
Inscriptions
1. Engraved on handle: Lyon patent ""PAT'D. AUG.31.1868/EXT'D AUG.29.1872/A LYON. APR.7.1874"" 2. Handwritten note on engraved calling card tied to handle: front - ""Mrs. Mabel L. Schwab"" reverse - ""Considered quite/necessary in the days/of horses and other/carriages."" 3. Ink stamp inside box lid"" E. Badger/ Successsor to Joseph Lyon & Co/Mfctr. & dealer in umbrellas, parasols & canes/29 Temple Place Boston MA/Repairing & pink ing.""
Material
Chantilly lace
cardboard
lace (needlework)
metal
paper (fiber product)
satin
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
Descriptive terms
Cardboard
cardboard
Chantilly
Chantilly lace
Lace
lace (needlework)
metal
paper (fiber product)
PARASOL & BOX
parasols
Satin
satin
Silk
silk (textile)
Unidentified Metal
Unidentified Paper
Women's Personal Gear
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1942.583
GUSN
53069

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