Umbrella: black w/ twisted handle

Object Number: 
1941.1101a
Date: 
1830-1880
Medium: 
Silk, wood, paint, whalebone, ivory, metal
Dimensions: 
closed: 42 1/4 x 4 in. ( 107.3 x 10.2 cm )
Description: 
Umbrella with metal ferrule, black silk shade, whalebone ribs, black painted wooden shaft with spiraling rib and eyelet, and ivory knob handle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Stephen Taber Willets
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group