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Parasol

Description

Black floral lace with scalloped floral edge; white silk lining with white silk fringe & tassels; collapsible ivory handle carved with shell and trompe l'oeil tassels; brass hardware engraved with potted plant & stylized flower; handle has square base; ivory top carved with leaves; ivory points.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1875
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
ivory (tooth component)
lace (needlework)
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Carved
carving (processes)
Floral
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
ivory (tooth component)
Lace
lace (needlework)
PARASOL
parasols
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Taffeta
Tromp L'oeil
trompe-l'oeil
Vegetable Ivory
Women's personal gear
Accession Number
1969.6604
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
889
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