Parasol: black and white carved handle w/open work motif

Object Number: 
1936.456
Date: 
ca. 1840
Medium: 
Linen, silk, lace, ivory, wood, metal
Dimensions: 
closed: 26 1/2 x 4 in. ( 67.3 x 10.2 cm )
Description: 
Parasol with ivory ferrule with gold silk tassel, black lace over white linen shade with purple silk lining, wooden shaft, and carved ivory handle with openwork design.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this parasol belonged to the donor's grandmother, Mary Lorrain Peters (b. 1822).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Isabella Jex
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group