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Pair of women's gloves

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Pair of women's gloves, possibly made for the Empress Eugenie. White leather, embroidered on back of hand and on gauntlets with tarnished metal thread, and red silk. An "N" surmounted by an imperial crown on each gauntlet. Tassels of red and white silk at each wrist. Collection Achille...

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

French, second quarter of 19th century

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Overall: 28.5 x 15 cm (11 1/4 x 5 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Kid leather embroidered with silk and gold metallic yarns


Textiles and Fashion Arts