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Black silk parasol

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Black silk parasol embroidered with white silk as border and around central hole in design based on the square with attached small leaves, ebony plain tip and carved handle with round ball end.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Frances Fowler and Professor Harold North Fowler

French, About 1900

Object Place

France

Dimensions

103.2 cm (40 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.1988

Medium or Technique

Silk; Embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes