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Parasol: black and white

Object Number: 
1953.37
Date: 
1860-1890
Medium: 
Silk, lace, ivory, metal
Dimensions: 
closed: 14 x 4 1/2 in. ( 35.6 x 11.4 cm )
Description: 
Parasol with ivory ball ferrule with ivory-colored silk tassel, black lace over ivory-colored silk shade, collapsible ivory shaft with sliding metal collar, and plain, rounded ivory handle.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this parasol belonged to Mrs. Frank Squier (Frances Henrietta Estella Marshall, 1843-1892), the donor' mother. It is described as a "carriage parasol."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Frank Squier and Mrs. Edward J. Turnbull
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group