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Pair of women's gauntlets

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Berainesque design with large blackamoor head in center surrounded by architectural motifs, stags, birds and grapevine border. Hapsburg double-headed eagle at top. Condition: Very good

Credit Line

William E. Nickerson Fund

Woman's mitt (one of a pair)

about 1700

Object Place

France or Netherlands


Overall: 28 x 24.77 cm (11 x 9 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk with metallic yarns, knitted


Textiles and Fashion Arts