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A small parasol

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A small parasol of white silk taffeta faced with white China silk, folding carved ivory handle and tip with design of horse shoes and ropes, and reins, small oval medallion on handle with black engraved monogram: C.A.L., probably originally covered with black lace, scalloped pinked edge.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Katherine Fay

French, About 1860

Object Place

France

Dimensions

64.8 cm (25 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

51.2562

Medium or Technique

Silk; Taffeta

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes