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Small parasol of fine brown silk

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(Very tender and cracking), edged with short brown silk fringe, metal tip, simple shellacked or varnished handle.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Dows Dunham

French, About 1840

Object Place

France

Dimensions

48.9 cm (19 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

52.260

Medium or Technique

Silk; shellacked or varnished handle

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes