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Pair of woman's mitts

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Black silk machine made net ground, stocking stitch sprays of flowers are worked on this tambour stitch with green, yellow, brown, pink, white and blue silk.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Georgina Paine

American, early 19th century

Dimensions

23.1 x 11.1 cm (9 1/8 x 4 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

10.98-99

Medium or Technique

Silk netting with silk tambour work

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes