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Parasol: black lace and bow

Object Number: 
1942.371
Date: 
ca. 1870
Medium: 
Silk, lace, tortoise shell, ribbon, metal
Dimensions: 
closed: 28 3/4 x 4 in. ( 73 x 10.2 cm )
Description: 
Parasol with black lace over black silk shade surmounted by large black bow, and tortoise shell shaft with tapered handle.
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Norman Francis Lovett
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group