Pair of ecclesiastical gloves

Italian
17th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

28 cm (11 in.)

Accession Number

43.1997a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk; knitted

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ecclesiastical gloves. Knitted yellow silk embroidered with gilt-silver wire and brass sequins; gauntlet of double thickness. Monogram “I H S” on back, spiraling decorative border on guantlet.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection