Parasol

Parasol
Title
Parasol
Date 
1860-1890
Medium 
Silk, lace, ivory, brass
Dimensions 
closed: 13 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. ( 34.3 x 8.9 cm )
Description 
Parasol with carved double ball ivory ferrule, black lace over beige silk shade, and collapsible ivory shaft with sliding brass collar with inscription and carved handle with initials "MB" in relief.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Constance Schermerhorn Skillin
Object Number 
1937.224
Marks 
engraved: on brass collar: "DUPUY / 8 RUE DE LA PAIX / PARIS" carved in relief: on ivory handle: "MB"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group