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Small folding parasol of brown taffeta

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Brown silk fringe at top and around edge, carved ivory handle and tip, tip in series of tapering disks with ring at top, handle in design of serpentine leaves with small melon shaped ball at end; wooden ribs.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Dows Dunham

French, About 1840

Object Place

France

Dimensions

62 cm (24 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.259

Medium or Technique

Silk; Taffeta

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes