Carriage Parasol

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-36349

Description

Grey ruffled silk taffeta; white silk lining with scalloped edges; ivory collapsible stick with coral handle, ferrule, & rib tips; tips in the shape of hand holding a ball; coral ring closure; gold sliding collar.

Details

Descriptive Terms

parasols
accessories
carving (processes)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
corals (animals)
coral (material)
gold (metal)
ivory (tooth component)
silk (textile)
taffeta
figure- and animal-derived motifs
corals (animals)
coral (material)
Women's personal gear
Silk
Taffeta
Vegetable Ivory
Coral
Gold Plate
Carved
PARASOL

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone

Accession Number

1933.2133