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Parasol

Description

Brown silk cover with fringe; white painted wood upper stick; carved bone lower stick; vegetable ivory ferrule with ring; hook & elastic closure with ivory onion bulb; bone handle has delicately carved dog's head; handle unscrews in 3 places; metal slider and marquis folding hinge; bone-tipped whalebone spokes; fork stretchers covered with leather.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1865
Material
bone (material)
carving (processes)
leather
painting (coating)
palm fiber
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Bone
bone (material)
Carved
carving (processes)
dog (animal)
Dog's Head
figure- and animal-derived motifs
heads (representations)
Leather
leather
Painted
painting (coating)
palm fiber
PARASOL
parasols
Silk
silk (textile)
Vegetable Ivory
Women's personal gear
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1945.164
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Lilias Page
GUSN
54000
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