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Small parasol of black silk

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Small parasol of black silk with folding ebony handle and plain tip, lower part of handle carved with design of quatrefoils in relief, terminating in crook, lined with thin black silk, pinked scalloped edges.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Frances Fowler and Professor Harold North Fowler

French, About 1840

Object Place

France

Dimensions

70 cm (27 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.1987

Medium or Technique

Silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes