Carriage Parasol and Box

Date

1875-1890

GUSN

GUSN-53069

Description

Black machine made Chantilly lace over black half satin; telescoping handle; T-shaped handle; marquise hinge; black silk lining; bulbous ferrule. In original 2-piece cardboard box covered with white moire.

Details

Descriptive Terms

parasols
cardboard
Chantilly lace
lace (needlework)
metal
paper (fiber product)
satin
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
Women's Personal Gear
Silk
Satin
Lace
Unidentified Metal
Chantilly
Unidentified Paper
Cardboard
PARASOL & BOX

Inscription

1. Engraved on handle: Lyon patent ""PAT'D. AUG.31.1868/EXT'D AUG.29.1872/A LYON. APR.7.1874"" 2. Handwritten note on engraved calling card tied to handle: front - ""Mrs. Mabel L. Schwab"" reverse - ""Considered quite/necessary in the days/of horses and other/carriages."" 3. Ink stamp inside box lid"" E. Badger/ Successsor to Joseph Lyon & Co/Mfctr. & dealer in umbrellas, parasols & canes/29 Temple Place Boston MA/Repairing & pink ing.""

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1942.583