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Woman's bobbin lace glove

about 1650–1700


Dimensions

39 x 20 cm (15 3/8 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

38.1271

Medium or Technique

Linen bobbin lace and silk ribbons

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Collections

Europe , Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Main design is a conventionalized plant form. Brides connect with outline of glove. Double ruffle along top and half one side of glove. Remains of faded stiff pink ribbon bows (trimming). Collection Achille Jubinal.

Provenance

1938, gift of Philip Lehman (b. 1861 - d. 1947), New York, to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 14, 1938)

Credit Line

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