Parasol: black w/tassel, carved handle & swallows on end

Object Number: 
INV.8412
Date: 
1860-1890
Medium: 
Silk, lace, wood, paint, whalebone, mother of pearl
Dimensions: 
closed: 38 3/4 x 4 in. ( 98.4 x 10.2 cm )
Description: 
Parasol with wooden tip; black silk shade with black lace ruffles and whalebone ribs; black painted wooden shaft; wooden handle with carved ribbing and floral bands, and carved mother of pearl cap applied to base; black silk tassel attached to handle.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group