Parasol: black w/tassel

Object Number: 
INV.8424
Date: 
1880-1910
Medium: 
Silk, wood, paint, metal, cord
Dimensions: 
closed: 42 x 3 1/2 in. ( 106.7 x 8.9 cm )
Marks: 
handwritten in pencil: on paper tag attached to tassel: "FROM THE / THOMPSON / HOMESTEAD / EAST HAMPTON / L. I."
Description: 
Parasol with metal ferrule, black silk shade, metal ribs with acorn-shaped black painted wooden points, and black painted wooden shaft with black silk tassel attached to cord above hexagonal handle.
Gallery Label: 
A tag attached to this parasol indicates that it is from the Thompson homestead, East Hampton, Long Island.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group