Carriage Parasol

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1870-1875

GUSN

GUSN-32554

Description

White silk crepe; pagoda shape; ivory handle & ferrule; very short handle; telescoping brass shaft; white silk lining; deep, thick; hair-like fringe. For carriage.

Details

Descriptive Terms

parasols
accessories
hair
brass (alloy)
crepe (textile)
ivory (tooth component)
metal
silk (textile)
Women's personal gear
Silk
Crepe
Brass
Unidentified Metal
Vegetable Ivory
Hair
PARASOL

Inscription

Engraved on brass collar of shaft: ""DAVIS/PATENTED/AUG.31.1858""

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1929.151