Parasol

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1850-1865

GUSN

GUSN-54000

Description

Brown silk cover with fringe; white painted wood upper stick; carved bone lower stick; vegetable ivory ferrule with ring; hook & elastic closure with ivory onion bulb; bone handle has delicately carved dog's head; handle unscrews in 3 places; metal slider and marquis folding hinge; bone-tipped whalebone spokes; fork stretchers covered with leather.

Details

Descriptive Terms

parasols
accessories
bone (material)
carving (processes)
leather
painting (coating)
silk (textile)
palm fiber
wood (plant material)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
dog (animal)
heads (representations)
Women's personal gear
Silk
Bone
Vegetable Ivory
Leather
Painted
Carved
Dog's Head
PARASOL

Related Items

Title Parasol Accession Number 1915.87

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Lilias Page

Accession Number

1945.164