Parasol

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1865-1875

GUSN

GUSN-889

Description

Black floral lace with scalloped floral edge; white silk lining with white silk fringe & tassels; collapsible ivory handle carved with shell and trompe l'oeil tassels; brass hardware engraved with potted plant & stylized flower; handle has square base; ivory top carved with leaves; ivory points.

Details

Descriptive Terms

parasols
accessories
carving (processes)
stitching
ivory (tooth component)
lace (needlework)
silk (textile)
taffeta
floral patterns
trompe-l'oeil
Women's personal gear
Lace
Silk
Taffeta
Vegetable Ivory
Carved
Hand Stitched
Floral
Tromp L'oeil
PARASOL

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Related Items

Title Parasol Accession Number 1969.5455

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.6604