Parasol, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. This parasol is made of eyelet fabric which was used profusely in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century for summer garments.
vicfangirlguide: “ A parasol from the made of white lace over black silk with a carved elephant tusk ivory handle. The parasol was a popular accessory throughout the century and was used to protect ladies from the effects of the sun at a.
This parasol is an early product produced by Stern Brothers which was established in The placement of the ruffles is very coquettish and shows a French influence, which the company, among others, undoubtedly popularized in New York