Pair of women's gloves

probably French
18th century


Object Place: probably France

Dimensions

Length: 38 cm (14 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

38.1265a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk knit nit ground embroidered with silk and metallic threads

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Knitted with scarlet silk, the fingers with reddish orange silk, the backs of the gloves and border around cuff embroidered with gold thread in design of fine flowering vines. Gold thread is tarnished, knitting has been repaired.

Credit Line

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