Pair of woman's mitts worn with regional costume of Zaans, Netherlands

Dutch, Zaandam
18th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

34.3 x 10.5 cm (13.5 x 4.125 in.)

Accession Number

38.1253a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk knit, embroidered with silk and trimmed with metallic lace and silk brocaded with metallic therad

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Blue silk knit mitts, embroidered with flowering plants, in blue silk, and trimmed with tarnished silver bobbin lace around hand and lined, over the hand with white, silver, and gold brocaded silk. Blue silk shaded with pink (possibly faded from purple). Collection Achille Jubinal.

Credit Line

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