Pair of fingerless gloves

South American (possibly Bolivia)
1870s


Object Place: Bolivia (possibly)

Dimensions

12.5 x 9.5 cm (4 15/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1992.420a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk and camelid fibers knitted

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Pair of gloves (fingerless)
Camelid fibers and silk; knitting
Major portion of glove knitted of mixed camelid and yellow silk yarns with stripes at wrist of green, red, yellow and tan silk, patterned with openwork.
Condition: Good, some stains on right glove, minor repairs to left glove.

Credit Line

Gift of Thomas H. and Mary Frances Townsend