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Parasol cover section

Light green section of a parasol cover; image of a fountain and pool with three sheep, a shepherdess, and a nude figure in different shades of green; selvedge hemmed across bottom

Provenance

Miss Ellen A. Stone; Gift to the MFA, December, 1898

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

French, used in America, 1830s

Place of Use

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Place of Manufacture

France

Accession Number

98.1743

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave, warp-printed (chiné)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Personal accessories