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H6292 Parasol and ring, silk / cotton / ivory, maker unknown, place of production unknown, c. 1840. Click to enlarge.

Parasol with ivory ring

Made
  • c 1840
Parasol, silk / cotton / ivory, unknown maker or place of manufacture, c. 1840

Small blue silk carriage parasol with cream cotton tatted cover, ivory stick & handle and ivory ring ferule (needs repair). Cover lined with bone silk, ivory tips on ribs.

Summary

Object No.

H6292

Object Statement

Parasol and ring, silk / cotton / ivory, maker unknown, place of production unknown, c. 1840

Physical Description

Parasol, silk / cotton / ivory, unknown maker or place of manufacture, c. 1840

Small blue silk carriage parasol with cream cotton tatted cover, ivory stick & handle and ivory ring ferule (needs repair). Cover lined with bone silk, ivory tips on ribs.

Production

Made

  • c 1840

Source

Credit Line

Purchased 1959

Acquisition Date

1 September 1959

Cite this Object

Harvard

Parasol with ivory ring 2020, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 20 June 2021, <https://ma.as/245309>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/245309 |title=Parasol with ivory ring |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=20 June 2021 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

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