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Pair of leather gloves

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Pair of soft greenish yellow leather gloves. Short gauntlets embroidered with rococo ornament (foliage and fruit) worked with silver thread and blue, pink, green, and yellow silk. Slits in thumbs. Worn, stained. Collection Achille Jubinal No. 81.

Credit Line

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

Italian (?), 18th century

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Left glove- L: 21.0 cm W: 12.0 cm; Right glove- L: 23.0 cm W: 12.0 cm

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Medium or Technique

Leather; greenish-yellow sueded kid embroidered with polychrome silk and silver


Textiles and Fashion Arts