Parasol

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1880-1900

GUSN

GUSN-886

Description

Body (A) is pink silk taffeta, plain; scalloped edge trimmed with pink, vertical chenille; dark brown wood with elaborate knob handle; handle is silver plated brass, lavender enamel collar; top of knob is same lavender enamel with garland of pink roses & green leafed branches; brass tip & points; spokes covered with silk; closure is silk strap & brass ring & button. Cover (B) is white cotton striped herringbone; hole at top with drawstring at bottom.

Details

Descriptive Terms

parasols
accessories
brass (alloy)
chenille (yarn)
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
stitching
machine-made
silk (textile)
silver (metal)
plate (material)
taffeta
festoon (motif)
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
floral patterns
rose (genus)
Woman's Personal Artifacts
Silk
Taffeta
Chenille
Brass
Silver
Hand Stitched
Rose
Garland
Leaf
PARASOL

Inscription

Stamped on hardware & knob - 1. brass hardward: ""HARTMANN/82/Bd (boulevard) ""HAUSSMANN"" 2. stick (near knob); ""HARTMANN"" 3. collar of knob, in square frames: ""VC (?)"", ""935""

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.6056AB

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