Parasol: blue w/ turquoise studded in handle

Object Number: 
1937.13
Date: 
ca. 1865
Medium: 
Silk, bamboo, gold, other metal, turquoise
Dimensions: 
closed: 29 1/2 x 3 in. ( 74.9 x 7.6 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on base of gold cap handle: "LBC"
Description: 
Parasol with metal ferrule, blue silk shade, bamboo shaft with gold eyelet, and handle with stamped gold cap with a ring of turquoise studs and initials "LBC" engraved on the base.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this parasol belonged to the donor's mother, Lena Burr Corse.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Lena Cadwalader Evans
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group