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Parasol: green & pink plaid w/ carved handle

Object Number: 
INV.8407
Date: 
1850s
Medium: 
Silk, ivory, whalebone, wood, metal
Dimensions: 
closed: 17 3/4 x 3 in. ( 45.1 x 7.6 cm )
Description: 
Parasol with carved ivory ferrule; turquoise silk shade with pink, blue, and beige plaid borders, and whalebone ribs with ivory points; collapsible wooden shaft with sliding metal (silver?) collar; narrow, rounded ivory handle with relief carving.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group