Umbrella

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1810

GUSN

GUSN-48131

Description

Green silk cover with white woven border; wood shaft & ribs; brass slider, ferrule & rib caps; slider & ferrule are bulbous at base & engraved with rings; ivory handle with engraved rings & knob end; button & tie closure.

Details

Descriptive Terms

umbrellas
accessories
brass (alloy)
engraving (printing process)
ivory (tooth component)
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
weaving
Silk
Brass
Vegetable Ivory
Woven
Stipple Engraved
UMBRELLA

Inscription

1. Handwritten note tied to handle: ""Family Umbrella/Bought about/1810 by Noah Doggett of Boston (over)/said to have/cost $10.00"" 2. Carved on handle head: ""N. Doggett""

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Accession Number

1970.48