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The small fringed parasol has a wood handle with mother-of-pearl inlay. The handle can collapse and fold in half for storage.
Parasols, or sunshades, were part of a fashionable woman's attire until the early 20th century.
About This Item
- Title: Silk parasol, ca. 1890
- Creation Date: circa 1890
- Subject Date: circa 1890
- Media: Silk, cotton, wood, ivory, meetal
- Local Code: 1998.37.6
- Object Type: Physical Object
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
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