Parasol with detachable handle

Object Number: 
INV.8414ab
Date: 
1890-1920
Medium: 
Silk, wood, horn, metal, ribbon, cord
Dimensions: 
overall (closed): 41 x 2 in. ( 104.1 x 5.1 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on small, circular brass label affixed to wooden handle: "CROSS / LONDON"
Description: 
Parasol with metal ferrule, blue silk shade, metal ribs, wooden shaft, and detachable wooden handle with end made of horn and braided blue cord ornament attached with ribbon.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Ripley Hitchcock, 1957
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group