Pair of mitts

Italian
18th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 32 x 27 x 2 cm (12 5/8 x 10 5/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

38.1329a-b

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black velvet with crimson velvet turned back cuffs. The mitts and ruffles embroidered with gold thread in rococo floral pattern. Trimmed with gold bobbin lace. Black velvet and bobbin lace very much worn. Collection Achille Jubinal No. 75.

Credit Line

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