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Black lace parasol

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Black lace parasol; fine small scale all over design of minute floral swags; flower filled oval medallions and ornamental leaves as border design; white silk lining; fringe of the skin of quills; carved ivory folding handle and tip; floral garland on handle.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

French, mid-19th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

63.3 cm (24 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.440

Medium or Technique

Silk; lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes