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Object Name Parasol
Catalog Number 1960.2
Date 1830-1890
Material(s) Silk/ivory/Satin
Dimensions H-25 W-10.5 inches
Description This is a white satin parasol with an ivory handle. The canopy of the parasol is lined with white silk and the ends of the parasol fabric are scalloped. The piece has an ivory handle that is in two pieces. The lower half attaches to the upper by a screwed joint at the center. The ivory on the tip of the parasol and the handle are both carved. The motifs of the carvings are geometric and belts. Part a is tha canopy and upper handle and part b is the lower handle.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
Subjects Parasols
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS