Umbrella

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1830-1850

GUSN

GUSN-21482

Description

Black cotton umbrella w/ a wooden shaft and ivory handle. Umbrella spokes are wood painted black w/ ivory tips. Handle extends horizontally from end of shaft. Spokes radiating from shaft are iron painted black.

Details

Descriptive Terms

umbrellas
accessories
cotton (textile)
ivory (tooth component)
wood (plant material)
Cotton
Vegetable Ivory
UMBRELLA

Inscription

Embossed on metal tag on shaft: ""LYON/ MAKER/ CASTLE STREET/ LIVERPOOL"" Painted on handle: ""R.H. TUCKER""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Lyon (Maker)

Location of Origin

Liverpool, England

Dimensions

36.5 (H), 57 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.3082