Parasol

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1880

GUSN

GUSN-1356

Description

Natural linen with pink ed edge; cream silk twill lining; root-like stick handle with bone fittings (would have had bow or tassel through hole); no hinge = probably walking; wooden ferrule with knob at end; grosgrain ribbon pinned to handle (originally tied at ferrule).

Details

Descriptive Terms

parasols
accessories
bone (material)
linen (material)
metal
silk (textile)
twill
wood (plant material)
Children's personal gear
Linen
Silk
Twill
Unidentified Metal
Bone
PARASOL

Inscription

Handwritten note tacked to lining: ""A child's sunshade/about 1880""

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Winifredarria Herron

Accession Number

1927.2030