Parasol

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1890-1900

GUSN

GUSN-887

Description

Parasol (A) is dark & light blue, red & cream striped silk taffeta, brocaded with pink rose sprig with yellow bow, background of patterned floral trail; lined with white china silk; black (ebony) with silver art nouveau handle with purple enamel; bone at tip; tassel of matching silk with braided cord; spokes covered with silk; strap with ring & button closure. Cover (B) is white cotton printed with blue vermicelli pattern with stylized scalloped flower; drawstring closure.

Details

Descriptive Terms

parasols
accessories
brocading
cotton (textile)
ebony (wood)
stitching
printing (process)
rolling up
silk (textile)
silver (metal)
taffeta
Art Nouveau
floral patterns
geometric patterns
stripes
Women's personal gear
Silk
Taffeta
Silver
Ebony
Cotton
Hand Stitched
Brocaded
Transfer Printed
Striped
Spray
Geometric
Art Nouveau
PARASOL

Inscription

1. Engraved on brass band, inscript: ""Tiffany & Co./Union Square. 2. Engraved on silver handle:N ""TIFFANY & CO. NY MAKERS STERLING C""

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.6072AB

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