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Pagoda style 1830-1850 parasol!

Pagoda style parasol - a bit like the one I just bought, but mine has no stripes!

Parasol Date: 1860s Culture: American or European Medium: silk, straw, raffia, wood, silver

___ Parasol ___ silk, straw, raffia, wood, silver ___ American or European ___ Length: 27 in. cm) ___ at The Metropolitan Museum of Art ___ photo 1

This parasol is an early artifact of the Stern Brothers store at their original address in the prestigious Ladies Mile, where the finest ladies commodities in New York were sold. The coordination of colors is particularly effective, and the green and purple of the canopy is repeated in the color of the glass stones in the handle.

Parasol Made Of Silk, Wood, Glass And Metal - American - The Metropolitan Museum Of Art

Parasol with Presentation Case 1851

Pink silk parasol trimmed with Honiton lace. The handle is chased and embossed, and entwined with the Garter ribbon terminating in a gem-set pommel with a.

Vintage/Antique Victorian Era Folding Wood and Pleated Silk Parasol 'Steampunk'

Vintage/Antique Victorian Era Folding Wood and Pleated Silk Parasol 'Steampunk'

Umbrella of Empress Joséphine, Ivory and silk, Châteaux de Malmaison et Bois-Préau

Gone with the Wind fans may think of the nineteenth century as the golden age of parasols - here is Joséphine's from a somewhat earlier time.

Lovely silk parasols with ivory and coral handles

Lovely silk parasols with ivory and coral handles

My 1880's white wood handle parasol that folds with original tassel.  You can see what it used to look like in my Antique Parasol board.  It was peach and white.

My white wood handle parasol that folds with original tassel. You can see what it used to look like in my Antique Parasol board. It was peach and white.

Parasol with amethyst pug knob, 1900–1910. New York. Museum at FIT

UMBRELLA~edwardian-time-machine: Parasol with amethyst pug knob, Source

1890 US

1890 US

(Practically) completed restoration of a ca 1845 green silk "marquis" parasol.

(Practically) completed restoration of a ca 1845 green silk "marquis" parasol.

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