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Pair of mitts

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Pair of crimson soft leather mitts. Trimmed with cream colored silk braid around hand and thumb. Cream colored taffeta, worn and cracked, lines flap over hand.

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


Length of gloves x width at top: 47 x 14 cm (18 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Leather, embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts