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Pair of black bobbin lace mitts

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Pair of black bobbin lace mitts; separate thumb; small-scale design of scrolling stems bearing minute blossoms and one spray of fuschia; band of black elastic in cuff (no longer elastic); two small black silk-covered buttons on back of each mitt.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. J. D. Cameron Bradley

French (Chantilly), second half of 19th century

Object Place

Chantilly, France

Dimensions

19.9 x 13.8 cm (7 13/16 x 5 7/16 in. )

Accession Number

50.3168a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk bobbin lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes