Pair of women's mitts

English, worn in America
early 19th century


Object Place: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 60.3 x 10.8 cm (23 3/4 x 4 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

99.664.41a-b

Medium or Technique

Frame-knitted silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White mitt, single bands of ribbing at top and bottom, double row of ribbing at wrist.

Provenance

Probably worn by donor's great-aunt Caira Robbins (1794-1881); Inherited by Ellen A. Stone; Gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone