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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)

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1992.420a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk and camelid fibers knitted

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes