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Pair of knitted mitts

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Mitts, probably ecclesiastical. Knitted silk with polychrome design of conventional carnation motif on flap and upper arm, decorative bands along bottom with letters on white ground. Condition: faded.

Provenance

Former Coll. Archive Jubinal

Credit Line

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

Italian, 17th century

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

33.5 cm (13 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

38.1335a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes