Parasol

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1855-1865

GUSN

GUSN-28923

Description

Brown plaid silk with checkered satin stripes; false-grained wood stick, ferrule missing; bone ribs; vegetable ivory around ferrule bottom; bone-tipped spokes; hook & string with bone onion bulb closure; forked stretchers; leather-encircled spring; painted metal slider; marquis folding hinge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

parasols
accessories
bone (material)
leather
metal
silk (textile)
palm fiber
wood (plant material)
plaids
Women's personal gear
Silk
Bone
Leather
Unidentified Metal
Vegetable Ivory
Plaid
PARASOL

Inscription

Handwritten on ferrule bottom: ""U C B CLG/175"" on vegetable ivory.

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Margaret Wyman

Accession Number

1920.15