Silk parasol, ca. 1890

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Silk parasol, ca. 1890

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Description

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.

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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

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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