Collection Online
art silk, silk, metal, wood, plastic, paint
49.5 × 18.0 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
Parasol with metal frame and wooden shaft covered with printed art silk in red, blue and green floral design on a cream ground. Trimmed with a pale orange ribbon which has been hand embroidered in multicoloured chain stitch. The hook-shaped handle is of an opaque amber coloured plastic, incised and overpainted with black in some areas. The parasol tip is of the same amber plastic.