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Large black silk crèpe mourning parasol

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Edges in scallops, bound with black taffeta, three narrow lines of black taffeta piping, lined with black taffeta, plain wooden tip, black wooden handle carved to resemble crèpe.

Credit Line

Gift of Richmond G. Wight

French, Late 19th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

98.5 cm (38 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

52.1683

Medium or Technique

Silk; Crèpe

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes