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Pair of ecclesiastical gloves

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Knitted with pale greenish-blue silk with border on cuffs, bands on fingers and monogram IHS knitted with gold thread. Cuffs lined with taffeta silk, wrists edged with gold gimp.

Provenance

Ex coll. Achille Jubinal

Credit Line

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

Spanish, 15th–16th century (about 1520)

Object Place

Spain

Dimensions

L: 30 cm (11 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

38.1259a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk and gilt-silver yarns, knitted

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes