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  • Place of origin:

    Vienna (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1890 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Heiss, Karl (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk over metal frame, tortoiseshell handle with paste studs

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Frank Wooster

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Cream parasol with looped braid border. Long tapering handle of blonde tortoiseshell studded with paste gems.

Place of Origin

Vienna (made)


ca. 1890 (made)


Heiss, Karl (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Silk over metal frame, tortoiseshell handle with paste studs

Descriptive line

Parasol of silk with tortoiseshell handle, made by Karl Heiss, Vienna, ca. 1890.


Silk; Braid; Metal; Tortoise shell; Paste gems


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


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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