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Parasol: black lace and bow

Parasol: black lace and bow
Parasol: black lace and bow
ca. 1870
Silk, lace, tortoise shell, ribbon, metal
closed: 28 3/4 x 4 in. ( 73 x 10.2 cm )
Parasol with black lace over black silk shade surmounted by large black bow, and tortoise shell shaft with tapered handle.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Norman Francis Lovett
Object Number 
Gallery Label 
According to the accession records, this parasol belonged to Emma Lovett (1818-1892), daughter of Thomas Lovett and Louisa Doubleday and wife of Admiral Samuel Livingston Breese.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group