UMBRELLA

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1900-1915

GUSN

GUSN-12908

Description

Dark green silk taffeta; wooden handle with golden varnish; round with silver handle; 2 rings cut into wood - probably for metal bands, which are missing; brass tip; black painted metal hardware.

Details

Descriptive Terms

umbrellas
accessories
stitching
machine-made
metal
silk (textile)
silver (metal)
plate (material)
taffeta
wood (plant material)
Women's personal gear
Silk
Taffeta
Silver
Unidentified Metal
Hand Stitched
UMBRELLA

Inscription

(1) Stamped on hardware: ""BRIGG & SONS/LONDON"" (2) Stamped on handle: maker's marks - circle with ""T.J."" inside; shape with lion with paw raised, facing left; shape with old man or leopard inside; shield with ""T"" inside and ""BRIGG"" inside. (3) Engraved on handle ""A.N.C."" (Alice Newbold Codman, 1866-1923)

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.6212