Pair of women's gloves

French
second quarter of 19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Overall: 28.5 x 15 cm (11 1/4 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

38.1240a-b

Medium or Technique

Kid leather embroidered with silk and gold metallic yarns

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Pair of women’s gloves, possibly made for the Empress Eugenie. White leather, embroidered on back of hand and on gauntlets with tarnished metal thread, and red silk. An “N” surmounted by an imperial crown on each gauntlet. Tassels of red and white silk at each wrist. Collection Achille Jubinal No. 28.

Credit Line

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