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Parasol

Date:
1920–29
Culture:
American
Medium:
silk, wood, metal, plastic, leather
Credit Line:
Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Mrs. Peter T. Denker, 1961
Accession Number:
2009.300.3230
Not on view
The snakeskin trim found on this parasol sets it apart from the normal parasols of the day and may have coordinated the piece with other accessories such as shoes and a handbag. It is the characteristic parasol shape and size for the 1920s with a feminine color scheme, including pink stained wood to compliment the chiffon canopy.
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