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Parasol Handle, late 19th century

This is a Parasol handle. It is dated late 19th century and we acquired it in 1940. Its medium is shaped and carved tortoiseshell. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Anonymous. It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 35.4 x 3.5 x 1.3 cm (13 15/16 x 1 3/8 x 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Parasol Handle, late 19th century; shaped and carved tortoiseshell; H x W x D: 35.4 x 3.5 x 1.3 cm (13 15/16 x 1 3/8 x 1/2 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1940-78-2

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