Pair of woman's mitts worn with regional costume of Zaans, Netherlands

Dutch, Zaandam
18th century

Object Place: Italy


34.3 x 10.5 cm (13.5 x 4.125 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk knit, embroidered with silk and trimmed with metallic lace and silk brocaded with metallic therad

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Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Blue silk knit mitts, embroidered with flowering plants, in blue silk, and trimmed with tarnished silver bobbin lace around hand and lined, over the hand with white, silver, and gold brocaded silk. Blue silk shaded with pink (possibly faded from purple). Collection Achille Jubinal.

Credit Line

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