Umbrellas Parasols

 

 

Umbrellas Parasols
Umbrellas Parasols from 1867
 

These three Victorian parasols were featured in an 1860s women's fashion magazine. Each is trimmed in an unusual fashion -- steel chains, black jet, scarlet feathers. This Victorian parasol is made of flax gray silk and trimmed with steel chains looped by medallion heads of jet. It has an unusual black carved handle.

 
Umbrellas Parasols
 

An elegant 19th century parasol features Violet moire silk with rich cluny lace inserting. The stick is very large and made of ivory.

 
Umbrellas Parasols
 

This parasol with lace and feathers would attract the attention of everyone in the park. This white silk parasol is trimmed with black lace and small ornaments made of the scarlet tips of blackbirds' wings. It has a fancy brown handle.