Pair of women's gloves

early 19th century

Object Place: France


47.3 x 12.7 cm (18 5/8 x 5 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with gold metallic yarns and spangles

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Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Cream colored satin embroidered with gold thread and spangles. Peacock feathers worked on back of each glove with band around each wrist of neutral blue satin cut out, appliquéd, and embroidered with gold thread. Small feathers and foliage embroidered with gold on cuffs with remains of silk ribbons drawn through cuffs. Coll. Achille Jubinal No. 14 “Paire gants empire satin blanc brodes et paillettes”.


Carrie Lauer Lehman (d. 1937), New York; to her husband, Philip Lehman (b. 1861 - d. 1947), New York; 1938, gift of Philip Lehman to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 21, 1938)

Credit Line

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