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Parasol cover

Parasol cover

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    1850s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Machine-made bobbin lace

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Nicholson

  • Museum number:

    T.179-1931

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Parasol cover of machine-made bobbin lace in a symmetrical floral design. In the centre is a large eight-pointed star device enclosing a flower. The border consists of wavy bands, blossoms and rosettes. The interspaces are filled with plants and festoons.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

1850s (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Machine-made bobbin lace

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 in

Descriptive line

Parasol cover of machine-made bobbin lace, made in France, 1850s

Materials

Lace

Techniques

Machine lace-making

Categories

Textiles; Lace; Accessories; Clothing; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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