Embroidered Parasol

Embroidered parasol, acquired in the Netherlands, c. 1905-1910. Embroidered parasol, acquired in the Netherlands, c. 1905-1910. Courtesy Rijksmuseum Amsterdam acc. no. BK-16453.

An embroidered linen parasol acquired in The Netherlands and dating to the early twentieth century is housed in the collection of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. The parasol is light brown, and is decorated with cutwork and bouquets of tulips that are embroidered with floss silk in satin stitch. The parasol has a length of 95.2 cm.

Rijksmuseum Amsterdam online catalogue (retrieved 11 September 2016).

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