Pair of leather gloves

Italian (?)
18th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

Left glove- L: 21.0 cm W: 12.0 cm; Right glove- L: 23.0 cm W: 12.0 cm

Accession Number

38.1341a-b

Medium or Technique

Leather; greenish-yellow sueded kid embroidered with polychrome silk and silver

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Pair of soft greenish yellow leather gloves. Short gauntlets embroidered with rococo ornament (foliage and fruit) worked with silver thread and blue, pink, green, and yellow silk. Slits in thumbs. Worn, stained. Collection Achille Jubinal No. 81.

Credit Line

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