Parasol: bronze green w/ inlay handle

Object Number: 
1940.109
Date: 
ca. 1850
Medium: 
Silk, wood, whalebone, mother of pearl, ivory, brass, lacquer
Dimensions: 
closed: 20 1/8 x 3 in. ( 51.1 x 7.6 cm )
Description: 
Parasol with ivory ferrule, tan silk moire shade with whalebone ribs with ivory tips, collapsible wooden shaft decorated with inlaid circles and diamonds of mother of pearl, sliding black lacquered brass collar, and mother of pearl crook handle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isabel M. Smith
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group