Bling! : Excessive Accessories: Ravishing Red
Object Name:
Parasol
Object ID:
1215-14
Year Range from:
1874
Year Range to:
1880
Owned:
Ballard family
Used:
Oshkosh
Description:
Small carriage parasol; black silk canopy, three layers each with scalloped and pinked edges; metal stretchers painted black; top round ball ferrule and bottom handle black painted wood; tube black possibly gutta-percha; band connecting tube to top or tip-cup marked: PAT. (part illegible) 2, 1858/PAT. EXT. AUG 26, 1872/A. Lyon AP. 7, 1874

Used by a member of the Ballard family

Note: The term parasol usually refers to an item designed to protect from the sun while the term umbrella refers to a device more suited to protect from rain.
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