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Small folding parasol of black bobbin lace

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Irregularly scalloped border formed by alternating pendent leaf and morning glory, serpentine stems with leaves and berries spring up from morning glory and extend above center of parasol, carved ivory folding handle inshape of dragon with head at base of handle and tail forming tip, center...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Dows Dunham

French (Chantilly), mid-19th century

Object Place

Chantilly, France

Dimensions

58.4 cm (23 in.)

Accession Number

52.1670

Medium or Technique

Silk; Taffeta, bobbin lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes