Carriage Parasol

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1865-1875

GUSN

GUSN-38909

Description

Ruffled black taffeta with machine chantilly lace flounce; telescope stick with marguise hinge; ball handle and ferrule of ivory; metal shaft; black silk lining.

Details

Descriptive Terms

parasols
accessories
brass (alloy)
Chantilly lace
ivory (tooth component)
lace (needlework)
metal
reeding
silk (textile)
Women's personal gear
Silk
Lace
Vegetable Ivory
Brass
Unidentified Metal
Ribbed
Chantilly
PARASOL

Inscription

Engraved (worn) on brass collar on shaft: ""DAVIS / PATENTED / AUG. 31. 1856"".

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1936.1131