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PARASOL

Description

Black floral Chantilly lace with tan silk & white silk (double) lining; squared bottom ivory carved handle with twisted cord & beaded bands spiraling up handle; collapsible; black silk tassel attached to ivory tip (tip matches design of handle); ivory points. A = parasol B = piece of handle

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1869
Inscriptions
Monogram in scrolling gold letters on B - piece of handle: ""MMB"" - Mary May Bradlee (1840-1903)
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
Chantilly lace
carving (processes)
ivory (tooth component)
lace (needlework)
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Carved
carving (processes)
Chantilly
Chantilly lace
floral patterns
Flower
flowers (plants)
foliation (pattern)
Hand Stitched
ivory (tooth component)
Lace
lace (needlework)
leaf (plant material)
Leaves
Monogram
monograms
PARASOL
parasols
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Vegetable Ivory
Women's personal gear
Accession Number
1969.5158
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
883

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