Parasol: black w/carved handle like bundle of sticks

Object Number: 
1953.50b
Date: 
ca. 1850
Medium: 
Silk, lace, ivory, brass
Dimensions: 
closed: 20 1/2 x 3 in. ( 52.1 x 7.6 cm )
Description: 
Parasol with ivory ferrule with black silk tassel, black lace over black silk shade, brass shaft, and ivory handle carved to resemble a bundle of twigs bound together with twine.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this parasol was given to the donor's mother.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. William D. Brush
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group