Pair of women's gloves

American
late 18th to early 19th century


Place of Use: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States; Place of Manufacture: Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

50.5 x 16 cm (19 7/8 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

99.664.73a-b

Medium or Technique

Hand-knit linen

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Long white glove, plain except three thin bands on top of hand, seam on inside of hand and arm, split in thumb

Provenance

Worn by a member of the Robbins family; inherited by Ellen A. Stone; gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone