Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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parasol
  • United States
  • parasol, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • satin, lace, metal
  • Gift of Miss Rosemary Ketchem
  • Not on display
  • 1940.0009
Description

Ten metal ribs painted with gilt. Black satin cover lined with white china silk. Finish of black Breton lace. Wooden handle shaped to resemble bamboo. Knob handle. Wooden ferule with end cut on bias. Used by donor's mother. about 1885.