Pair of women's kid gloves

Spanish
1825–50


Object Place: Spain

Dimensions

23.3 cm (9 3/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 71 x 51 in. (180 x 130 cm)

Accession Number

43.1981a-b

Medium or Technique

Kid, oil on canvas

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White kid printed in black and painted in shades of red, yellow, green: “CUPID SOBRE UNDELFIN” (Cupid on a dolphin) with banner inscribed “Trae con justa razon/ Cupido flor es sus mani/Por que en qual que ocasion//Las tierras sujetas son/Y los mares le son llamos”; inscribed below title “Sentado solve en delfin./Teniendo en la maro flores./ Dice: todo cede al fin/ Al poder de los amores” border of vine scrolling around pole; white silk ribbon lacing. Punched and pinked edge.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection