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Parasol

Date:
1925–35
Culture:
probably American
Medium:
silk, wood, metal, plastic
Credit Line:
Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of the estate of Theodora Wilbour, 1947
Accession Number:
2009.300.3084
Not on view
This parasol exhibits an Art Deco sensibility, incorporating a nice textile from the period. It is evident that the handle, being an open flower, resembles the textile pattern and the spike represents a closed blossom.
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