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Leather glove with cuff formed by eight lobes of white satin embroidered with colored silk and gold and silver thread in a design of scrolls bearing pink carnations and gold grapes. Cuff stiffened, edged with gold and silver bobbin lace and lined with pink silk. A ruff of deep pink silk ribbon...

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Provenance

1936, purchased at Christie's, London, by John Hunt (b. 1900 - d. 1976), London; August 21, 1936, sold by John Hunt to 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)

Credit Line

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

English, Early 17th century

Object Place

England

Dimensions

right: 34.3 x 22.5 cm (13 1/2 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

38.1356a-b

Medium or Technique

Leather embroidered with silk, metallic threads, and spangles; metallic bobbin lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes