Pair of women's gloves

French, worn in America
mid 19th century


Place of Manufacture: France; Place of Use: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

21 x 11.5 cm (8 1/4 x 4 1/2 in. )

Accession Number

51.349a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk knit nit

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Bright green knitted silk gloves, openwork pattern throughout with three decorative bands down front and wider band around wrist, plain narrow cuff.

Provenance

Inherited by Misses Aimee and Rosamund Lamb; Gift to the MFA, 1951

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb