Parasol

Collection Type

  • Clothing and Accessories

Date

Late 19th C

GUSN

GUSN-10517

Description

One green silk parasol woven with black floral motif. Tip of parasol is bone (?), ivory (?), carved in a leaf shape. Metal spines have tips of bone (?), ivory (?). Handle is wooden and carved to resemble bamboo. End of handle has a tip of ivory (?), bone (?). Handle is hinged so that it is collapsible. A small leather (?) thread is attached to "hook" of hook and eye closure.

Details

Descriptive Terms

parasols
accessories
bamboo (material)
ivory (tooth component)
silk (textile)
bamboo (material)
Silk
Bamboo
Vegetable Ivory
PARASOL

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

33 1/2 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elsie Allen

Accession Number

1995.504