Parasol

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1870-1875

GUSN

GUSN-32566

Description

Iridescent brown taffeta, ruffled, edged with dyed brown grass(?) fringe; ivory stick & ferrule with knobbed ends; telescoping metal shaft; cream silk lining.

Details

Descriptive Terms

parasols
accessories
brass (alloy)
grass (plant material)
ivory (tooth component)
metal
silk (textile)
taffeta
grass (plant material)
Women's personal gear
Silk
Taffeta
Grass
Vegetable Ivory
Unidentified Metal
Brass
PARASOL

Inscription

Engraved on brass collar on shaft: ""EXCELSIOR/A.G. DAVIS/PATENTED/AUG.31.1858""

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Accession Number

1929.186