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Parasol (A) is off-white silk moire with scalloped ruffle; white lining with crimped fringe; ivory stick with ball end; Cazal spring; carved, collapsible handle; engraved silver slider; ivory tips on ribs; ivory silk cord & tassels on ferrule. Box (B & C) is 2-piece cardboard, covered with white embossed paper; lid edged in blue.
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engraving (printing process)
ivory (tooth component)
Women's personal gear
PARASOL & BOX
1. Engraved on shaft spring: ""Cazal..."" 2. Written in pencil on lid: ""White silk covered Parasol/1883"" 3. Handwritten note: ""March 21st, 1929/Dear Mr. Appleton,/I am sending this Victorian/ parasol for the Museum at Otis House./It seems in such good condition & in/such perfect style of the period that/it is well worth preserving./Very sincerely yours/Elizabeth G. Norton"".