Parasol: black and white w/carved leaf handle and tassel

Object Number: 
INV.8347
Date: 
1860-1890
Medium: 
Silk, lace, ivory
Dimensions: 
closed: 13 1/2 x 4 in. ( 34.3 x 10.2 cm )
Marks: 
handwritten in ink: on paper tag attached to shaft: "GIFT OF / ALBERTA / WELCH / 5-6-55"
Description: 
Parasol with ivory double ball ferrule with ivory silk tassel, black lace over ivory silk shade, and collapsible ivory shaft with sliding ivory collar and carved handle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Alberta Welch
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group