Hawking glove

Possibly Russian
Late 18th–19th century


Object Place: Russia (possibly)

Dimensions

Overall: 35.5 x 20.5 x 1 cm (14 x 8 1/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.1975

Medium or Technique

Leather, gauze

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White leather with three lengthwise gilt-silver bands on back. Gauntlet of two layers of white leather over gauze and linen layers, embroidered with polychrome silk and gilt-silver yarns and wire in crest of Order of St. Andrew on back, gilt-silver fringe at edge. Condition: soiled.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection