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[Peach, tan and beige parasol, Fukuoka, Japan, 1924]

[Peach, tan and beige parasol, Fukuoka, Japan, 1924]
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parasol
H: 28.5 in, Diam: 34.5 in
linen
wood
leather
metal

Fukuoka, Japan, 1924

(2004.1.71)

Gift of Barbara Kawakami

Description

1 parasol : linen, wood, leather, metal ; 28.5 in., diameter 34.5 in.

Parasol with wooden shaft and handle and canvas fabric in tan, peach and beige blocks of color; twelve black metal spines support the fabric. A leather strap with wooden bead is attached to the handle. A thin fabric strap with button and metal loop is used to keep parasol closed. There is a small metal piece (0.75 in.) on the tip of the parasol. Fabric extends 18 in.

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