Pair of knitted gloves

Spanish
possibly 16th century


Object Place: Spain

Dimensions

26.0 x 16.5 cm (10.25 x 6.50 in.)

Accession Number

38.1252a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk and silver metallic thread knit, metallic fringe trim; silk and metallic ribbon lining (later addition)

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Knitted with black silk and silver thread in design of diamond lattice over black and silver checks. Trimmed with silver fringe. Flaring cuffs stiffened with lining of gold, silver and chenille ribbon; the ribbon probably 18th century.

Credit Line

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