Object Place: America
17 x 10.1 cm (6 11/16 x 4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Child’s knitted mitten, white background with horizontal bands of ivy design, rosette at tip of mitten, red and black birds, cherry trees, cats, strawberries, cooks, and teakettles, around wrist band of letters in red: “friendship’s token;” thumb darned.
Belonged to Henrietta Holmes. Christopher H. Coleman was the uncle of Mr. John C. Purves; Henrietta Holmes was his grandmother's sister.
Through Mr. John C. Purves
Gift from the estate of Mrs. Austin M. Purves