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Pair of embroidered black silk short mitts

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Separate thumb; plain palm; back of hand in diagonal lines of dots; quatrefoils around wrist; quatrefoils in lozenges on cuff; black silk ribbon run around wrist; a number of breaks.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Lee, Guy Hunter Lee, Mrs. Henry Jackson, Mrs. Thornton K. Ware, and Mrs. Joseph T. Walker, in memory of Marion Glidden Dove Lee (Mrs. Francis Wilson Lee)

French, mid-19th century

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20 x 10.4 cm (7 7/8 x 4 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk netting with silk embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts