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Pair of mitts

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Black silk velvet embroidered with gilt-silver yarns and wires in vining motif on flap and cuff. Gilt-silver galloon at edges and button-holes, gilt-silver buttons. Pink silk lining. Condition: pile worn.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian, 18th century

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

19.5 cm (7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1972a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes