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(c. 1920-c. 1930)

art silk, metal, wood, paint, elastic
58.0 × 16.0 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 art silk printed with an abstract petal pattern in red on a cream ground with a deep red border. The shade is held shut with a length of pink elastic and a button/hoop fastening. The turned wood handle has a red and grey painted surface and is decorated by a multicoloured cord and tassel. The parasol tip is of turned wood, painted red