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Parasol: black w/tassel

Parasol: black w/tassel
Title
Parasol: black w/tassel
Date 
1880-1910
Medium 
Silk, wood, paint, metal, cord
Dimensions 
closed: 42 x 3 1/2 in. ( 106.7 x 8.9 cm )
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.
Object Number 
INV.8424
Marks 
handwritten in pencil: on paper tag attached to tassel: "FROM THE / THOMPSON / HOMESTEAD / EAST HAMPTON / L. I."
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