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Parasol: black and w/monogram

Parasol: black and w/monogram
Parasol: black and w/monogram
ca. 1880
Silk, lace, tortoise shell, metal
closed: 26 7/8 x 4 in. ( 68.3 x 10.2 cm )
Parasol with plain, rounded tortoise shell tip; black lace over beige silk shade with black lining; sliding metal (brass?) collar with engraved design; plain, rounded tortoise shell shaft terminating in spherical knob with applied tortoise shell monogram.
Credit Line 
Gift of Forsyth Wickes
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Gallery Label 
According to the accession records, this parasol belonged to the donor's grandmother, Mrs. Robert Alexander Forsyth of Newburgh-on-the-Hudson.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group