PARASOL

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1860-1869

GUSN

GUSN-883

Description

Black floral Chantilly lace with tan silk & white silk (double) lining; squared bottom ivory carved handle with twisted cord & beaded bands spiraling up handle; collapsible; black silk tassel attached to ivory tip (tip matches design of handle); ivory points. A = parasol B = piece of handle

Details

Descriptive Terms

parasols
accessories
carving (processes)
Chantilly lace
stitching
ivory (tooth component)
lace (needlework)
silk (textile)
flowers (plants)
floral patterns
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
monograms
Women's personal gear
Lace
Silk
Vegetable Ivory
Chantilly
Carved
Hand Stitched
Monogram
Leaves
Flower
PARASOL

Inscription

Monogram in scrolling gold letters on B - piece of handle: ""MMB"" - Mary May Bradlee (1840-1903)

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1969.5158 AB

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5158