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Description: Parasol, black lace over white lining, and white tassels. The item appears to be partially made of plastic but this has not been verified.
Description: Historical Note: This parasol belonged to Lucadia Pease. She carried it when she married Elisha Marshall Pease in Poquonock, Connecticut, in 1850. Lucadia Christiana Niles was born in Connecticut in 1813. She married Elisha M. Pease in 1850 and accompanied him to Brazoria, Texas. When Elisha Pease was elected governor of Texas, the family moved to Austin. Governor Pease served two terms as governor and subsequently a third term after a period of 10 years.
Description: Related Collection: Graham (R. Niles) collection, Texas Governor Elisha Marshall Pease records (first two terms), and Texas Governor Elisha Marshall Pease records (third term), at the Texas State Archives. Pease, Graham, and Niles Families Papers at the A
Citation information: ATF0485, Artifacts collection. Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
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Size or duration: open: 21.5 in x 23 in x 21 in; folded: 20.5 in x 5 in x 2 in