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Pair of mitts

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Pair of changeable taffeta mitts, with delicate wreath of flowers embroidered around hand, and sprig of flowers on back of hand, worked with green and pink silk and tarnished sequins. Feather stitch in cream colored silk around hand and thumb. Collection Achille Jubinal No. 15.

Credit Line

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

Italian or French, 18th or early 19th century

Object Place

Italy or France

Dimensions

33.7 x 10.9 cm (13 1/4 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

38.1236a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk satin with silk embroidery and metal spangles

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes