Explore the CollectionParasol

75cm x 42cm
Place of Origin
Unknown origin
Historical Period/Date
19th Century (1830-1869 Mid)/1850s
Registration Number
Costume Accessories - Women,Parasols,

Physical Description

A carriage parasol covered in silk damask with a pattern of feathers in royal blue on a ground shaded from cream to brown. Lined with white silk. The hinged handle is of cream painted wood with a brass sleeve sliding over the hinge. The tip is of ivory. The parasol is pagoda shaped, the cover is in five parts, the lower part gathered in deep scallops on to the upper. The strands of brown and blue silk that make up the 12cm deep fringe have been attached to the edge by hand. The parasol is entirely hand sewn.

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