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Pair of woman's mitts

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Blue silk, embroidered with flowering plants, in blue silk, and trimmed with tarnished silver bobbin lace around hand and lined, over the hand with white, silver, and gold brocade. Blue silk shaded with pink (probably faded). Collection Achille Jubinal.

Credit Line

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

Italian, 18th century

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

34.3 x 10.5 cm (13.5 x 4.125 in.)

Accession Number

38.1253a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk knit nit, lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes