Pair of mitts

Italian
18th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 25 x 24 x 1 cm (9 13/16 x 9 7/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

38.1332a-b

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black velvet embroidered with gold thread, and lined with deep reddish orange silk. Embroidered motif on flap over hand alike on face and reverse. Mitts not fastened, on one three button-holes on each side, on other similar button-holes and six small buttons. Worn. Ragged across tops. Collection Achille Jubinal.

Credit Line

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