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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


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

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Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave, warp-printed (chiné)


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