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Pair of fingerless gloves

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Pair of gloves (fingerless) Camelid fibers and silk; knitting Major portion of glove knitted of mixed camelid and yellow silk yarns with stripes at wrist of green, red, yellow and tan silk, patterned with openwork. Condition: Good, some stains on right glove, minor repairs to left glove.

Credit Line

Gift of Thomas H. and Mary Frances Townsend

South American (possibly Bolivia), 1870s

Object Place

Bolivia (possibly)


12.5 x 9.5 cm (4 15/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk and camelid fibers knitted


Textiles and Fashion Arts