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Parasol

Description

Body (A) is pink silk taffeta, plain; scalloped edge trimmed with pink, vertical chenille; dark brown wood with elaborate knob handle; handle is silver plated brass, lavender enamel collar; top of knob is same lavender enamel with garland of pink roses & green leafed branches; brass tip & points; spokes covered with silk; closure is silk strap & brass ring & button. Cover (B) is white cotton striped herringbone; hole at top with drawstring at bottom.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1900
Inscriptions
Stamped on hardware & knob - 1. brass hardward: ""HARTMANN/82/Bd (boulevard) ""HAUSSMANN"" 2. stick (near knob); ""HARTMANN"" 3. collar of knob, in square frames: ""VC (?)"", ""935""
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
brass (alloy)
chenille (yarn)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
leaf (plant material)
machine-made
plate (material)
silk (textile)
silver (metal)
stitching
taffeta
Object type
Clothing--Accessory
Descriptive terms
accessories
Brass
brass (alloy)
Chenille
chenille (yarn)
festoon (motif)
floral patterns
foliation (pattern)
Garland
Hand Stitched
Leaf
leaf (metal)
leaf (plant material)
machine-made
PARASOL
parasols
plate (material)
Rose
rose (genus)
Silk
silk (textile)
Silver
silver (metal)
stitching
Taffeta
taffeta
Woman's Personal Artifacts
Accession Number
1969.6056AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
886
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