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Tan leather with four-tabbed cuffs of silk, silver and gilt-silver yarns and spangles embroidered on silk in pattern of single flowers on grassy mounds; metal trim. Pink silk lining. Leather seams split in several places, thumbs missing, metal trim in poor condition.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

English, 1600–50

Object Place



33 cm (13 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Tan leather with cuffs of polychrome silk, metallic yarns and spangles embroidered on white silk; metal lace trim


Textiles and Fashion Arts