Pair of mitts

Italian or French
18th or early 19th century


Object Place: Italy or France

Dimensions

33.7 x 10.9 cm (13 1/4 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

38.1236a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk satin with silk embroidery and metal spangles

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Pair of changeable taffeta mitts, with delicate wreath of flowers embroidered around hand, and sprig of flowers on back of hand, worked with green and pink silk and tarnished sequins. Feather stitch in cream colored silk around hand and thumb. Collection Achille Jubinal No. 15.

Credit Line

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