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Pair of gloves

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Leather glove, seams marked with plaited braid stitch in gold thread, the cuff embroidered with several types of metal thread and seed pearls. Pearls used for the chief features of design of dogs, birds, and deer. Trimmed with gold and silver bobbin lace and silk and metallic ribbon.


Carrie Lauer Lehman (d. 1937), New York; to her husband, Philip Lehman (b. 1861 - d. 1947), New York; 1938, gift of Philip Lehman to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 21, 1938)

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

English, Early 17th century

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Overall: 36 x 20 cm (14 3/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

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Leather embroidered with silk, seed pearls, metallic threads, and spangles, and trimmed with metallic bobbin lace, woven silk, and metallic ribbon


Textiles and Fashion Arts