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Parasol

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1830 - 1868 (made)

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs O'Shaughnessy

  • Museum number:

    T.207-1926

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1830 - 1868 (made)

Dimensions

Length: 350 mm

Object history note

Description from the acquisition register

Parasol of white silk with cover in fine tatting. It has a slender stick of white wood and carved ivory hinged in the middle with a slightly bulbous handle. An all-over pattern of rows of large rosettes and oval devices united by smaller rosettes. The edge is scalloped. Lilac coloured silk lining. Ivory ring and small white silk tassels on top.

'It belonged to my mother Mrs. Thomas Sellar who died in 1868'. From donor's letter dated 23rd November 1926

Descriptive line

Parasol of white silk and tatting cover, wood and ivory stick; English, 1830-1868

Materials

Wood; Ivory; Silk

Techniques

Tatting

Categories

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

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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