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Man's gloves (pair)

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Gray kid suede gloves, three lines of stitching (pointing) on backs of hands, outlined with black silk embroidery, gray enameled metal snaps at cuffs, marked "ADLER" in silver. Inside of left glove stamped "Adlers make / 9". Backs of snaps stamped "Rau Fastener Co."


Worn by Morton Masius; Inherited by donor from her mother, Vera Masius Ferguson September 10, 2005. Gift to the MFA, January 24, 2007.

Credit Line

Gift of Faith Ferguson and family

American, early 20th century

Object Place

United States


Overall: 26 x 10.8 cm (10 1/4 x 4 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Kid suede leather, embroidered with silk; enamelled metal snaps


Textiles and Fashion Arts