Pair of children's mitts

Italian
18th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 34.5 x 14 x 1.5 cm (13 9/16 x 5 1/2 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

38.1346a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Pair of crimson silk mitts. Design: conventionalized flowers and foliage, embroidered with gold thread and spangles, on back of each hand, and around fingers and thumbs. Lined with linen, point over fingers lined with crimson velvet. Stained, worn. (Collection Achille Jubinal no. 141.)

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman