Pair of knitted mitts

Italian
17th or 18th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

33.5 cm (13 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

38.1335a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk knit

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Mitts, probably ecclesiastical. Knitted silk with polychrome design of conventional carnation motif on flap and upper arm, decorative bands along bottom with letters on white ground. Condition: faded.

Provenance

Former Coll. Archive Jubinal

Credit Line

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