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(c. 1920-c. 1930)

cotton, metal, plastic, elastic
59.0 × 21.0 cm (closed)
Accession Number
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by Anne Playfoot, Member, 1998
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Parasol with metal frame and shaft , covered with a printed cotton in an abstract floral design in green, red, yellow, purple and black on cream ground. This is finished with a yellow cotton bias binding. The long oblong handle is of a clear incised plastic and the parasol tip is a green plastic hexagonal shape with incised diagonal lines. The shade is tied with a length of elastic and button / loop fastening. A red cord tassel is attached above the handle.