Parasol

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1865-1875

GUSN

GUSN-1370

Description

Black ribbed silk with black fringe, black silk lining; telescoping metal shaft; metal handle; knobs on handle & ferrule; gold band on handle, engraved with leaves.

Details

Descriptive Terms

parasols
accessories
brass (alloy)
celluloid (cellulosic)
engraving (printing process)
gold (metal)
metal
silk (textile)
foliation (pattern)
scrolling foliage
Women's personal gear
Silk
Unidentified Metal
Celluloid
Brass
Gold Plate
Stipple Engraved
Foliate
PARASOL

Inscription

Engraved on brass collar on shaft: Davis patent

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1948.94