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Parasol: lace w/ handle w/ cupid & eagle motif

Object Name: Parasol
Date: 1870-1880
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Medium: Silk, lace, ivory, coral, metal
Dimensions: Overall: 15 x 5 in. ( 38.1 x 12.7 cm )
Place made: North America, United States
or: Europe, France
Description: Parasol with carved coral ferrule, beige lace tatting over beige silk shade, collapsible ivory shaft with coral nubs and sliding ivory collar, and carved coral pommel.
Credit Line: Gift of Forsyth Wickes
Object Number: 1944.346
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According to the accession records, this parasol belonged to the donor's grandmother, Mrs. Robert Alexander Forsyth of Newburgh-on-the-Hudson.