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Parasol: black lace and bow

Object Name: Parasol
Date: ca. 1870
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Medium: Silk, lace, tortoise shell, ribbon, metal
Dimensions: closed: 28 3/4 x 4 in. ( 73 x 10.2 cm )
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Parasol with black lace over black silk shade surmounted by large black bow, and tortoise shell shaft with tapered handle.
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Norman Francis Lovett
Object Number: 1942.371
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According to the accession records, this parasol belonged to Emma Lovett (1818-1892), daughter of Thomas Lovett and Louisa Doubleday and wife of Admiral Samuel Livingston Breese.