Walking length umbrella of silk with a carved, acorn shaped, amber handle with a gold collar claw set with small diamonds. It has a gold mount and there is a pin that goes through it.

The cover is of black silk, with a scallop openwork net insertion border, outlined with a floral border in couched cord. It is unlined.

The ribs are hollow, cast, black japanned metal and the rib tips are of the same. There is a holding band fastening with a smoked pearl button.


  • Title: Umbrella
  • Creator: Brigg & Sons Ltd.
  • Date Created: 1885/1894
  • Location: London
  • Provenance: Given by Mrs B. Samuel
  • Medium: Silk on metal frame, amber handle set with diamonds

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