C.1855. A folding parasol with a maroon silk satin cover
Folding parasols were popular in the mid 19th century as they were easy to carry and store when not in use. The stick
is made out of beautiful glossy brown wood and the ferrule is made out of ivory. The original tassle on the stick remains, and black silk fringe hangs dwon from around the ferrule and cover edge. The ribs
are cane and metal.
is approx. 28".
(Formerly L. Hidic)