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Parasol

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1860s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pleated tussar silk, steel, and painted wood

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the family of Major and Mrs. W. Mackay Mackenzie

  • Museum number:

    T.206B-1915

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Parasol of plain beige tussah silk with pleated border. The frame is of steel. The straight wooden stick is painted, and has a rounded knob and handle.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1860s (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Pleated tussar silk, steel, and painted wood

Dimensions

Length: 720 mm stick, Diameter: 63.5 cm umbrella open

Descriptive line

Parasol, beige tussah silk, England, 1860s

Materials

Silk; Wood; Steel

Techniques

Pleating

Categories

Fashion; Accessories; Women's clothes; Textiles; Parasols & Umbrellas; Personal accessories

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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