|Description||The parasol consists of a faux bamboo handle, plaid silk fabric over metal (inner) and wooden (outer) spines with ivory caps, and an ivory pommel with a brass hook. The handle is painted white with brass fittings. The plaid silk taffeta has the colors light red, green-blue, and white. Black silk frings dangles from the fabric edge.|
|Owned||Mrs. G. P. Scarborough|
|Made||Mrs. G. P. Scarborough|
|Provenance||Mrs. Judge G. P. Scarborough made this parasol from the ruffle of a child's silk dress, pieced in thirty-six sections. Mrs. Scarborough was a Virginia native living in Washington, D. C. and left on two hours notice when war was declared to refugee in North Carolina.|
Scarborough, G. P., Mrs.
items made from women's clothing