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Pair of gloves with embroidered cuffs

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Gray leather with cuffs of silver and gilt-silver spangles embroidered on linen in stylized floral pattern, with metal lace trim. Several spangles missing.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

English, 16th century

Object Place

England

Dimensions

Overall (Left glove): 33 x 19 x 1.5 cm (13 x 7 1/2 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.247a-b

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes