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Man's gloves (pair)

American
early 20th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Overall: 26 x 10.8 cm (10 1/4 x 4 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2006.2140.1-2

Medium or Technique

Kid suede leather, embroidered with silk; enamelled metal snaps

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Gray kid suede gloves, three lines of stitching (pointing) on backs of hands, outlined with black silk embroidery, gray enameled metal snaps at cuffs, marked “ADLER” in silver. Inside of left glove stamped “Adlers make / 9”. Backs of snaps stamped “Rau Fastener Co.”

Provenance

Worn by Morton Masius; Inherited by donor from her mother, Vera Masius Ferguson September 10, 2005. Gift to the MFA, January 24, 2007.

Credit Line

Gift of Faith Ferguson and family