Pair of mitts

Italian
18th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 24.5 x 24.5 x 1 cm (9 5/8 x 9 5/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

38.1331a-b

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black velvet embroidered with silver (conventionalized vine and fruit, border and over hand). Lined with bright salmon pink silk. Open; six small buttons on one mitt, five on other. Worn, lining faded or stained. Collection Achille Jubinal.

Credit Line

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