Child's mitten

American
mid-19th century


Object Place: America

Dimensions

22.3 x 9.2 cm (8 3/4 x 3 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

53.1086

Medium or Technique

Wool knit

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Child’s knitted mitten, horizontal stripes of fleur-de-lis and darts in red on white ground, around wrist, a band of letters: Henrietta Holmes in purple flanked by green, much mended.

Provenance

Gift from the Estate of Mrs. Austin M. Purves through Mr. John C. Purves

Credit Line

Gift from the estate of Mrs. Austin M. Purves