Pair of women's gloves
early 19th century
47.3 x 12.7 cm (18 5/8 x 5 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk satin embroidered with gold metallic yarns and spangles
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Cream colored satin embroidered with gold thread and spangles. Peacock feathers worked on back of each glove with band around each wrist of neutral blue satin cut out, appliquéd, and embroidered with gold thread. Small feathers and foliage embroidered with gold on cuffs with remains of silk ribbons drawn through cuffs. Coll. Achille Jubinal No. 14 "Paire gants empire satin blanc brodes et paillettes".