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Pair of knitted gloves

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Pair of gloves said to have belonged to Cardinal Richelieu. Flaring cuffs of white satin with design of large flowers and foliage worked with green, pink and blue silk and silver thread worked over padding attached to gloves knitted in stripes of brown and cream colored silk. A medallion on the...

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

French, 17th century

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Overall: 39 x 25 x 1.5 cm (15 3/8 x 9 13/16 x 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts