Parasol: black and white carved handle w/open work motif
Linen, silk, lace, ivory, wood, metal
closed: 26 1/2 x 4 in. ( 67.3 x 10.2 cm )
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.
According to the accession records, this parasol belonged to the donor's grandmother, Mary Lorrain Peters (b. 1822).
Gift of Miss Isabella Jex
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.